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Basic Water Rescue for Animals (NC-PEART-15)

This course introduces personnel to the problems associated with water rescues involving animals as well as the procedures to follow in flash flood, large-scale disaster, and seasonal flooding situations. The course also provides students with a conceptual understanding of the principles, applications, and hazards associated with water rescues. The course is designed to develop knowledge in the areas of: scene assessment & incident size up (of both existing & potential conditions); resource ordering; site control and scene management; hazard recognition & mitigation procedures; basic rescue; self-rescue; shore-based aquatic rescue using generally accepted "reach & throw" techniques; in-water self-rescue and safety techniques; and the application of water rescue techniques using commonly available fire/rescue equipment and community resources. Course includes class instruction, demonstrations and hands-on applications for the participant.

 
Details
Date(s)  Sat. Jul 13, 2019 8:30am - 1:00pm 
Location Winston-Salem State University Pool
601 S. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd, 100 CE Gaines, Winston-Salem NC 27110 
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Building/Room Park in Lot O 
Handicap Accessibility No
WiFi Access  
Offered By Forsyth County 
Primary Instructor TBD, To Be Determined 
Course Length  
Course Hours
CEUs  
Prerequisites

Offering Specific Information

Course includes class instruction, demonstrations and hands-on applications for the participant. Hands-on participation requires a PFD (personal flotation device). Other items that may be needed: towel(s); water shoes; bathing suit (if entering the pool) and throwing bag.

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Contact Info: Michelle Brock, Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Emergency Management

Phone: 336-917-7074, E-mail: michelleb@cityofws.org

 

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