Ice Rescue - Operations

20 Hours / 2 Days

Pre-Requisites: None

This 2-day course is geared towards departments that will operate on a shore-based rescue only.

Students will operate as an integral part of a team environment and will be directed and monitored by instructors acting as team leaders.

Lessons will include a strong foundation on ice formation and strength, scene size-up and management, cold water medical considerations, rescuer safety and equipment as well as the latest most proven shore-based rescue techniques.

Students will be given a written, individual proficiency, and practical evaluations.

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Course Schedule

Main Teaching Points

(As per NFPA 1006 and 1670 JPR's)

Awareness Level

  • Recognize the need for technical rescue resources at an incident
  • Establish scene safety zones
  • Identify and support an Operations- or Technician-level incident
  • Size up an incident

Operations Level

  • Support Technician-level operations
  • Assess ice and water conditions
  • Perform a non-entry rescue in the ice rescue environment
  • Terminate an incident

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