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Thames Side Personal Safety Awareness Course  

Thames Side Personal Safety Awareness Course by City Training MCA School Number 4921

This training is intended to meet the requirements for people working close to the Thames shoreline to show an awareness of the hazards and give survival techniques.

Course duration - 6 hours or 2 hours if in conjunction with our MCA STCW Sea Survival.

Pre Course Knowledge - none

Syllabus Theory
Work Place dangers
Tides, sluices, draw off, mud, drowning, tidal awareness, use of liferings* and throwlines

Looking at specific workplace Risk Assessments, SMS*, wash, draw off, slip hazards, weed, ice, Weils disease (Leptospirosos), Blue Green Algae, Cold Water Shock, visibility.

Lifesaving Safety Appliances
Life Rings* and Throw Lines
Safety Boats, Ladders, Slipways.
Access to AED location, actions required if someone falls in.

Lifejackets*, type issued SOLAS including care and maintenance*.
Other PPE and how to use it correctly.

Initial and Secondary Actions* when falling in the water
Initial Cold Water Shock*
What to do initially*
Secondary Actions*
HELP Position*
Hypothermia, Drowning*
Secondary Drowning*

Role of Thames Coastguard and VTS
Rescue Services Available RNLI, Marine Police other vessels.
Shore side rescue and in River Rescue

Water Based in Pool or Open Water
Throw lines - use and being rescued
Life Rings* - Use and being rescued
Lifejacket correctly donned*
How to swim in Jacket and restrictions*
Repacking a throw line

Price: 205 or 105 in conjunction with STCW Sea Survival.
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Thames Side Personal Safety Awareness Course
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