Security Officer Cold Injury Prevention and Response Course

$40.00

Description

Security Officers work in any environment.  The seasons change gradually surprising the unprepared.  Extreme cold weather conditions are unforgiving and can be lethal. Security Professionals have to prevent and respond to cold injuries.

This four hour course covers:

  • Introduction
  • Susceptibility Factors to Cold Injuries
  • Prevention
  • Injury Description and Response

Film: To Build a Fire

Managing security operations in the cold is needed to avoid injury. Security organization policy and emergency plans must be in place before cold conditions begin. The focus on this program is the importance of the buddy team in preventing and responding to cold injury threats in the field.

Types of Cold Injuries Reviewed:

Hypothermia
Frostbite
Chilblains
Immersion/Trench Foot
Dehydration
Constipation
Sunburn
Snow Blindness
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning