Courses of Training

WATER/HUET SURVIVAL TRAINING

This 1 day course is designed to broaden the emergency skills and knowledge of the individual which may travel on or over water as part of their work assignment or pleasure. Both classroom and hands on training is provided.

  • Philosophy of Survival
  • Crew Training and Preparation
  • Survival Phase Development
  • USCG Lifesaving Equipment used during Abandonment
  • Surviving after Abandonment
  • Special Adaptations to Aquatic Complications
  • Emergency Signaling Devices
  • Helicopter Safety Awareness
  • Helicopter Emergencies and Underwater Escape Procedures
  • Search and Rescue Operations

This class is scheduled regularly.

CUSTOMIZED WATER SURVIVAL TRAINING

This customized Water Survival course provides companies and organizations the ability to develop a specific course to target company training requirements. Companies/organizations involved with OFFSHORE WIND ENERGY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, YACHTING/SAILING and SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH VESSEL OPERATIONS  have found this course very useful in achieving their safety training objectives. The duration of the course is the decision of the hosting company.

This class is scheduled by arrangement.

HELICOPTER PILOT AND AIRCREW SURVIVAL TRAINING

The key essentials of this course is to provide the pilot/aircrew with the necessary information required to successfully survive an intentional/unintentional water crash. As aviation personnel that frequently fly passengers, this course provides guidelines for emergency evacuation. Both lecture and in-water training take place.

  • Role and Responsibility of the Leader
  • Pre- Flight Briefing
  • Overwater Emergency Strategy
  • Ditching Classifications
  • FAA Equipment used during Evacuation
  • Underwater Escape Procedures
  • In-Water Survival Techniques
  • Search and Rescue

This class is scheduled by arrangement.

CREW BOAT SAFETY / SURVIVAL TRAINING

This 1 day course is designed to provide crew boat personnel with the knowledge to respond effectively to an on board vessel emergency.

  • Planning/Conducting Emergency Drills
  • Fire Fighting fundamentals
  • Man Overboard Procedures
  • Abandon Ship Procedures
  • USCG Lifesaving equipment used during Emergencies
  • Visual Distress Signals
  • Vessel Entrapment Techniques
  • In-Water Survival Procedures

This class is scheduled by arrangement.

FIRST AID TRAINING

This course is designed to provide essential first aid skills which will enable a person to react effectively to a medical emergency.

  • Emergency Action Principles
  • Recognizing Emergencies
  • Rescue Breathing
  • Signs/Symptoms of a Heart Attack
  • Adult CPR
  • Control of Bleeding and Shock
  • Fractures, Dislocations, Strains and Sprains
  • Sudden Illness

This class is scheduled by arrangement.

INLAND WATERS SURVIVAL TRAINING

The aim of this 1 day course is to familiarize person employed in the inland water environment with the procedures to be followed in the event of an emergency occurring on water.

  • 7 Steps to Survival
  • Drills and Crew Training
  • Short Term Survival Strategy
  • Crisis Management Priorities
  • USCG Lifesaving Equipment
  • Man Overboard Procedures
  • Vessel Entrapment Procedures
  • In Water Survival Techniques

This class is scheduled by arrangement.

BASIC SWIMMING SKILLS

This program is designed to provide the non-swimmer with a higher level of aquatic confidence. It will familiarize participants with body principles applied to swimming.

  • Basic Skills and Stroke Mechanics
  • Survival Floating Procedures
  • Underwater Swimming Skills
  • Survival Swimming Techniques
  • Self Rescue Procedures
  • Clothing Inflation Techniques

This class is scheduled by arrangement.

USCG APPROVED F/V DRILL CONDUCTOR TRAINING

To help commercial fishermen meet the Federal requirement 46CFR 270 (c) , McMillan Offshore Survival Training is offering a 1 day USCG approved fishing vessel drill conductor course. Upon completion , participants will be nationally certified to conduct the required monthly on board emergency drills. 46CFR 270 states: “The master or individual in charge of each vessel must ensure that drills are conducted & instruction is given to each individual on board at least once each month. Instruction and drills must ensure that each individual is familiar with their duties and their responses to at least the following contingencies.

  • Abandoning the vessel
  • Fighting a fire in different locations on board the vessel
  • Recovering an individual from the water
  • Minimizing the affects of unintentional flooding
  • Launching survival craft and recovering lifeboats and rescue boats
  • Donning immersion suits and other wearable personal flotation devices
  • Donning a fireman’s outfit and self-contained breathing apparatus, if vessel is equipped
  • Making a voice radio distress call and using visual distress signals
  • Activating the general alarm
  • Reporting inoperative alarm systems and fire detection systems.

WHAT TO BRING: In water training takes place so participants are requested to bring their survival suits. Suits can be provided if necessary for students. This course has been designed for the swimmer and non-swimmer alike. We also encourage participants to bring any equipment that they would like to review or discuss in class. ( EPIRB’s, distress flares etc.)

This class is scheduled by arrangement.

PORTABLE FIRE EXTINGUISHER TRAINING   ( WORKPLACE FIRE SAFETY & FIRE FIGHTING)

This course is designed to meet the OSHA training standards for companies/organizations/universities that are required to provide Portable Fire Extinguisher training to their employees.  This course includes both classroom lecture and hands on fire fighting procedures.

  • Why workplace fire training
  • Fire Theory/Fire Triangle
  • NFPA Classes of Fires
  • Common causes of workplace fires
  • Portable Fire Extinguisher Operation
  • Fire Fighting Agents ( Advantages/Disadvantages)
  • Limitations of the extinguisher
  • Fire Fighting Techniques/Actions
  • If you hear the Alarm?
  • If you discover the fire
  • When not to fight the fire
  • When the fire is out?

This class is scheduled by arrangement.

 

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