A Guide for cold water survival from safety4sea.com

Safety4sea.com has just released a great “Guide for cold water survival” on their website.

The guide is intended for seafarers and provides guidance in the following areas:

  • An explanation of cold water hazards and their effects
  • Actions to take prior to abandoning ship into cold water
  • Action to take during the survival phase – both in the water and in survival craft
  • The rescue phase
  • Treatment of people recovered from cold water or from survival cradt
  • Treatment of the ‘apparently dead’

If you work anywhere around water, this is a must-have guide.