Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to Ice Search & Rescue Awareness Online!

    • Welcome!

    • Online Course Tutorial

    • Ice Rescue on a Lake

    • Getting To Know You!

  • 2

    Course Overview

    • Course Overview

  • 3

    Chapter 1: No Ice Is Safe Ice!

    • No Ice Is Safe Ice!

    • The COLD Facts

    • Did You Know?

    • Chapter 1 Quiz

  • 4

    Chapter 2: NFPA 1006 (2021) and 1670 (2017)

    • NFPA 1006 (2017) 1670 (2021)

  • 5

    Chapter 3: Who Is At Risk?

    • Who Is At Risk?

    • Contributing Factors

    • Chapter 3 Quiz

  • 6

    Chapter 4: Ice Formations

    • Ice Formation Video

    • Largest Ice Formation on Earth

    • How Does Ice Form?

    • Different Types of Ice

    • Ice Formations on Lakes

    • Ice Formations on Rivers

    • Ice Is NEVER Safe!

    • Ice Strength Factors

    • Safety Tip of the Day!

    • Chapter 4 Quiz

  • 7

    Chapter 5: Scene Management for Ice Search and Rescue

    • Scene Management for Ice Search and Rescue

    • Why Scene Management Is So Important

    • Scene Management: How?

    • Scene Management: Incident Command (ICS)

    • Scene Management: Witness Handling

    • Scene Management: Victim Information

    • Scene Management: Point Last Seen (PLS)

    • Eliminate the “Beat the Ice” Mentality

  • 8

    Chapter 6: The Rescue Process

    • The Rescue Process

    • High to Low Risk Options

    • Rescue vs. Recovery

  • 9

    Chapter 7: Gear/PPE

    • Can You Guess?

    • Basic Gear/PPE

    • Using Gear/PPE To Stay Warm

    • Don’t Forget the Extremities!

    • Ice Rescue Suit

    • Drysuits

  • 10

    Chapter 8: Rescue Equipment

    • Rescue Equipment Intro

    • Throwbags

    • Optional Equipment

    • Rescue Boats & Platforms

  • 11

    Chapter 9: Medical Considerations

    • Cold Water Immersion

    • Cold Water Immersion Chart

    • Mammalian Dive Reflex

    • Mammalian Dive Reflex Video

    • Hypothermia Stages

    • More Potential Injuries

  • 12

    Chapter 10: Public Relations

    • Get The Word Out!