Provides an overview of the First Aid, to include: casualty positioning, choking casualty, cardio resuscitation, bleeding and bandaging and managing shock. This is followed by a written and practical examination. Emergency procedures for prevention of marine pollution, and safe working practices, followed by a written exam.
This two day course is intended for mariners who cannot provide evidence of one year of sea service within the last five years. It is designed to renew the requirements for basic safety training as described in Title 46 U.S. Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 11.302(e) and 12.602(e) and 13.201(e), 13.301(e), 13.401(d), or 13.501(e) for any tankerman endorsement for firefighting and Tables A-VI/1-1 through 4 of the STCW Code as amended, as laid out below:
First Aid, CPR & AED This 3-hour section provides refresher training for individuals to take immediate action upon encountering an accident or other medical emergency until the arrival of a person with first-aid skills or the person in charge of medical care on board the vessel.
Personal Survival Techniques This 4-hour section provides refresher training for individuals to react in a correct manner during emergency situations, take measures appropriate to their own survival and to the survival of others, and use survival equipment correctly. He/she will also acquire knowledge which in some instances will enable him/her to identify and correct defects and thereby prevent emergencies.
Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities This 1-hour section provides refresher training in shipboard safety, emergency procedures, pollution prevention, and social responsibilities of crew members aboard ships. Students learn to identify and correct the safety defects that cause injuries and potential emergencies.
Basic Firefighting Within this 4 hour section, students are refreshed on basic fire prevention, safety, firefighting techniques, firefighting equipment, and its proper use and care. Practical training gives the students hands-on experience and confidence to fight real fires using those methods taught in class.
ENTRY STANDARDS Those mariners attending must have attended an initial BT course and must be physically fit as required for the USCG MMD. For the firefighting portion the students must also have no facial hair between the sealing periphery of the face piece and their face that interferes with valve function of respiratory protective equipment. (29 CFR 1910.134)
Attire Due to the firefighting and pool components, students should bring/wear clothes for those events suitable for the given activity. For firefighting, wear casual cloths you would be comfortable wearing under a firefighting suit. For the water survival, bring/wear swimwear you would be comfortable wearing in a pool.
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Lodging and Meals
USMRC offers a wide variety of lodging options ranging from economy to luxury in and around historic Newport – all within very close driving proximity to our facilities – and we have negotiated special discount rates with several select properties. These discounted rates are only available by booking through the USMRC Registrar. For meals, we do not provide breakfast or dinner as most of our students prefer to take advantage of the large selection of dining options available in nearby Newport. For the budget minded, a few of our select lodging properties provide breakfast and/or dinner included in the lodging rate. Lunch – for a nominal fee, USMRC provides custom made to order box lunches catered from a local delicatessen and delivered right to our facility.
Students are responsible for making their own travel arrangements. The closest airport to us is Green Airport (PVD) located in Warwick, Rhode Island which is approximately 30 miles / 40 minutes driving time from our facilities. Logan Airport (BOS) in Boston is 75 miles / 90-100 minutes driving time away. For rail transport, Amtrak serves both Providence and Boston’s South Station and bus service is available from both rail stations to/from nearby Newport. Further information about local ground transportation can be provided upon request.
For more information on our facilities and location, please visit www.usmrc.org.
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - Wednesday, November 30, 2016 8:00 AM - 5:00 PMEastern Time
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