Ice Rescue

Basic Ice Rescue

Format of Program: Class presented as lecture (on-line coming soon). Hand on Program as well.

Program Length:  Didactic 6 Hours 30 Minutes Prices: Contact us for pricing details

The course meets the requirements of NFPA® 1952 and 1670.

Program description:

After completion of the Program the student shall be able to:

  • Explain why there are so many Ice Rescues  
  • Recognize Ice Characteristics   
  • Ice Development  
  • Ice Classification 
  • Ice Strength  
  • Factors that Determine Ice Strength 
  • Hypothermia 
  • Heat Loss Hypothermia
  • Patient Assessment Patient Care  
  • Types of Drowning
  • Personal Protection Protection from Exposure
  • Personnel Floatation Devices
  • Exposure Suits 
  • Pre-planning  
  • Target Areas  
  • The Rescue Team Communications 
  • Rescue Methods & Equipment 
  • Scene Evaluation  
  • Risk/Benefit Size-Up  
  • Self Rescue 
  • The Rescue Sequence   
  • Rescue Review

Hands On 16 hours  

  • Practical evolutions that reinforce the above topics