Riverside Personal Safety
How will I be assessed?
This hands-on course provides an overview of the potential dangers of working on or near water and offers practical tips to help you to stay safe should you or a colleague fall into the water. The course will be run for the moment as a half day course, covering the classroom and land-side parts of the course. Practical water elements of the course will be scheduled as a half day course when swimming pools reopen.
Until the end of July, the course is being delivered in a way that meets COVID-19 guidelines. COVID Course Guidance for participants will need to be followed by everyone attending this face-to-face course.
Dates from August 2021 will be full day training including the practical exercise in the pool.
What will I learn?
- The potential dangers of rivers, canals, docks, lakes and flowing water
- What to do if you fall in
- What to do if you see someone fall in
- How to ensure your life jacket will keep you safe
July course: half-a-day (with the second half day part of the course running at a later date).
Dates from August 2021: full day training including the practical exercise in the pool.
22nd and/or 23rd July 2021 / 13th September 2021 / 11th October 2021
8th November 2021 / 1st December 2021
To find out more about the course and to book, contact the training team on 01322 917 550 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Download the latest Riverside Water Safety guides published by the Thames Water Safety Forum here
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