WORKING NEAR WATER

Developed using the National Water Safety Management Programme (NWSMP)
Are you working on or near water?  What preparations, precautions and rescue procedures do you use? Have these been trained?

About the NWSMP

  • Relevant to a wide range of sectors, including construction, environmental health, leisure and the emergency services

  • Fulfils the water safety training needs of a wide range of users (reflecting the range of activities that take place in and around the water’s edge)

  • Endorsed by the Health and Safety Executive for its sensible, proportionate, reasonable and balanced advice to both those responsible for groups around the water margin or workers operating in, on or near water and in particular managing the risk from operating around the water margin.

Duration

1 Day (Minimum)

Location

Quarry - Dive Centre

The aims of the NWSMP are to:

  • Equip anyone working in, on or near water with essential knowledge and skills to make informed decisions about managing safety

  • Enable group leaders to deliver safer activity at open water sites

  • Develop occupational water safety skills for employees working around the water margins

  • Facilitate compliance with Statutory and Civil obligations, especially the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 with related regulations and covering Safe Systems of Work

  • Develop effective Emergency Response Skills for those working in a water-based environment

 

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