ADVANCED SAFETY COURSE
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Tiverton, Narragansett, or approved location upon request
Full Day (Time TBD)
$150.00 per person
Lunch and refreshments are included. Call for large group pricing or scheduling at a different location.
What is it?
Advanced Hands-on Safety Course for Mariners
Who is this training for?
Offshore Mariners (Sailors, Fishermen, Cruisers, etc.)
Delivery Captains and Crews
Anyone who has completed the Basic Safety Course
What is involved?
Basic Safety Review
Introduction to Safety on the Water, 7 Steps of Survival, Survival Triad, Mayday
Emergency Assignments/Station Bills
Importance of assigning specific tasks during an emergency, POB Review (fill out "POB" in Station Bills), Fire Review (fill out "Fire" in Station Bills)
Cold Water (will go with POB lesson)
Importance of Flotation, Cold Water Shock and Hypothermia, Hypothermia Treatment, 1-10-1 Rule
Fire Triangle, Classes of Fire, Types of Extinguishers, Pros and Cons of each Extinguisher, Hands-on Fire Fighting
Damage Control/Unintentional Flooding
Flooding, Review Contents and Importance of Damage Control (DC) Kit, Review Water Intrusion Chart, Hands-on Damage Control Drill
Passive vs. Active, Types of Signals, Hands-on EPIRB/PLB/AIS/SART Activation and Testing, Hands-on Flare Demo
In Water Training
Entering Water with Flotation, Life Raft Deployment, Life Raft Boarding and Righting, Review of Life Raft Equipment Pack Contents
List in order the 7 Steps of Survival
Make a proper Mayday call
Properly fill out a Station Bill while identifying all the key tasks throughout each scenario
Identify the 3 components of the Fire Triangle
Describe each of the four classes of fire
Explain which type of extinguisher is ideal to put out specific classes of fire
Compare the effects of flooding depending on depth and size of breach
Summarize what contents should be included in a Damage Control Kit
Re-state the 1-10-1 rule
Review hypothermia treatment
Identify signs of hypothermia and cold water shock
Identify the differences between Passive and Active signals
Demonstrate proper EPIRB/PLB/AIS/SART activation
Demonstrate the proper use of flares
Demonstrate how to enter the water
Explain how to deploy a life raft
Locate and identify the life raft equipment pack contents
A great opportunity to experience the correct utilization of safety equipment in a practical environment.