Be Safe Around Cold Water this Year!

Cold Water Workshop

Feb 10, 2022

3 ZOOM WORKSHOPS WITH DR. GORDON GIESBRECHT
(aka PROFESSOR POPSICLE)

1) TUESDAY FEBRUARY 15th & THURSDAY FEBRUARY 17th
2) TUESDAY MARCH 29th & THURSDAY MARCH 31st
3) TUESDAY APRIL 19th & THURSDAY APRIL 21st

8:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Eastern

If you’re a first responder, work or just spend time recreating on or near cold water, this workshop is for you. You will learn everything you need to know to survive an accidental cold water immersion and also how to help others who may have become hypothermic. It is hosted by the Canadian Safe Boating Council (CSBC), delivered over “Zoom” and will cover…

✔ Understanding the Myths Around Cold Water Immersion and Hypothermia

✔ How Our Bodies React to Heat and Cold Stimuli

✔ 4 Ways Our Bodies Lose Heat

✔ What Happens to Our Bodies When Immersed in Cold Water

✔ Immersion vs. Submersion in Cold Water

✔ Cold Water Survival and Thermal Protective Clothing

✔ Basic First Response…When You’re The Only One Who Can Help!

✔ The Decision to Stay or Swim When You’re on Your Own

The cost of this online Cold Water Workshop is only $75 and participants will receive a certificate of completion. Registration can be completed by going to the Canadian Safe Boating Council website www.csbc.ca and selecting Cold Water Workshop under “Events” or click here. Please note that the course instruction will be in English.

For more information, contact Ian Gilson at igilson@rogers.com

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