What is swift water training?

Swiftwater and Flood Rescue Tech 1/Advanced Combo It is an intense 6-day training that will challenge students to work through training and performance requirements necessary for the Swiftwater Rescue Technician Level, while also covering the Awareness and Operations Levels.

What are the 4 A’s of rescue?

Royal Life Saving encourages people who find themselves in a rescue situation to follow the 4 As of rescue:

  • Awareness. Recognise an emergency and accept responsibility.
  • Assessment. Make an informed judgement.
  • Action. Develop a plan and affect the rescue.
  • Aftercare. Give aid until medical help arrives.

What is the correct order of rescue?

Rescues should be attempted in the following order: talk, throw, reach, wade, row, swim, tow and carry.

What is the minimum speed for flowing water that is considered swift water rescue?

one knot
Flow rate of, at minimum, one knot (1.15 miles/hour)

How do you train a water rescue dog?

Play games, go swimming with him, and take walks along the shore. Play a simple retrieving game in the water with your dog using a floating toy or rope. This can help adjust him to having to “fetch” a person or a rope used to tug a boat later on.

What is your first priority in water rescue?

There may be some quick things you can do to help out but don’t risk your paddling group in the process – they are your first priority. The victim – OK, we finally get to the victim. We have taken all of the necessary precautions and have formulated some sort of plan. It is time to implement the rescue.

What dangers may be found when playing around riverbanks?

What dangers may be found when playing around river banks? Slippery, muddy and crumbling river banks- These could be the cause of an accidental and unexpected entry into the river.

What are the five principles of rescue?