Resource and Industry

Ice Rescue - Awareness

Course Summary

Safety considerations for supervisors.

This 4-hour classroom session provides an introduction to the due diligence and risk management requirements associated with supervising personnel who work on surface ice including frozen lakes, ponds, and rivers.

The course identifies hazards associated with surface ice and introduces the safe work procedures and equipment that can be used to reduce the risk. The curriculum is geared to the needs of field personnel who work alone or in pairs with limited equipment.

Note: This course does not certify personnel to work on surface ice.

Course Details

Duration

4 hours

Format

Classroom

Participants

Minimum 10. Maximum 15.

Prerequisites

None

Price

$99

Recertification

Repeat the entire course at a 15% discount every three years.

Annual Training Maintenance

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Required Equipment

Writing materials

Takeaways & Documentation

Certificate of Completion

Course Outline

  • Rescue 3 philosophy
  • WCB, legal responsibility and due diligence
  • Training levels linked to job requirements
  • Factors affecting ice formation and strength
  • Walking and driving on ice
  • Personal safety equipment
  • Self rescue
  • On-ice communications
  • Low to high risk options for the rescue of others
  • Documentation and record-keeping

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TESTIMONIALS

Kaitlin Chantler
Environmental Scientist, CH2M

I had so much fun, really enjoyed the course, and I gained a lot of knowledge. I know that I’ll feel more confident when completing field work in the winter now that I’ve completed this course.

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