International Ice Rescue Operations & Training
NASBLA, in partnership with the U.S. Coast Guard, will host the 2015 Biennial International Ice Rescue Operations & Training Meeting from February 23 to 27 in Bay City, Michigan, US.
This meeting will serve as a forum to share best practices in ice rescue techniques and equipment used by federal, state and local first responders and as a medium to generate a national discussion and networking to reduce risk and save lives.
Interactive sessions and demonstrations will significantly enhance first responders' understanding and preparation for the effects of cold water on victims, rescuers and equipment. Participation is limited, so agencies are encouraged to make reservations as soon as possible.
Ice Rescuer Course
This 3-day course will be taught at the U.S. Coast Guard National Ice Rescue School by instructors from the U.S. Coast Guard and NASBLA.
This course meets and exceeds the NFPA 1670 Standard on Operations and Training for Technical Search and Rescue Incidents.
The National Association of State Boating Law Administrators
The National Association of State Boating Law Administrators is a national non profit organization that works to develop public policy for recreational boating safety.
NASBLA represents the recreational boating authorities of all 50 states and the U.S. territories.
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International Ice Rescue Operations & Training 2015
The 2015 Biennial International Ice Rescue Operations & Training Meeting will feature potential attendees from the following professional fields:
- U.S. Coast Guard
- Fire Departments
- Emergency Medical Personnel
- Public Safety Administrators
- Royal Canadian Marine Search & Rescue
- Industry/Solutions Providers of Equipment Essential to Ice Rescuers
- Canadian Coast Guard
- Local, State, & Federal Law Enforcement
- Public Safety Personnel
- Public Safety Divers
- Search & Rescue Organizations
- Medical Professionals
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