Aug 23, 2017

ColdwaterThe Canadian Safe Boating Council will be hosting 1-day (General Interest) and 2-day (instructor) Cold Water Immersion/Rescue Workshops on September 15th& 16th from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Classroom (morning) sessions will take place at BAIE DE BEAUPORT
(1 Boulevard Henri-Bourassa, Ville de Québec, QC G1J 1W8)

Practical (Dockside) afternoon sessions will take place at the Old Port of Québec City.

Cost:

 1-Day (General Interest)   $185 (September 15TH)
 2-Day (Instructor)     $400 (September 15th& 16TH) 

 

To register, visit: www.csbc.ca/en/events/cold-water-workshop

To see the formal invitation, visit: http://csbc.ca/images/ColdWater/ColdWater/CWBC_Workshop.pdf
 
Registrants should bring their own lifejackets. Please advise should you need one to be supplied.

Cold water Workshop topics include: Mechanisms of Heat Loss, Thermal Protection Realities, Extraction Techniques, Triage of Hypothermic Victims, Re-Warming, Packaging, Transport and more.

The Instructors’ Course will provide the tools you need to successfully teach first responders the proper rescue and re-warming techniques that are necessary to help save lives.

Sessions will be in English with active French translation.

Instructor: Dr. Gordon Giesbrecht (aka Professor Popsicle)
Translator: Ginette Traversy


For more information, please contact:

 English:  French:

 Ian Gilson

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 905-719-5152

 Ginette Traversy 

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 438-888-7185


Photo: Gordon Giesbrecht, PhD, FAsMA

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