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.