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.
1 Day (Minimum)
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