Join one of 3 Zoom Workshops with Dr. Gordon Giesbrecht (Aka Professor Popsicle) Be Safe Around Cold Water!

Cold Water Safety Boot Camp

Jan 2, 2024

8:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Eastern

If you’re a first responder, work, or just spend time recreating on, or near cold water, this
workshop is for you. You will learn everything you need to know to survive an accidental
cold water immersion and also how to help others who may have become hypothermic. It
is hosted by the Canadian Safe Boating Council (CSBC), delivered over “Zoom” and will

✔ Understanding the Myths Around Cold Water Immersion and Hypothermia
✔ How Our Bodies React to Heat and Cold Stimuli
✔ 4 Ways Our Bodies Lose Heat
✔ What Happens to Our Bodies When Immersed in Cold Water
✔ Immersion vs. Submersion in Cold Water
✔ Cold Water Survival and Thermal Protective Clothing
✔ Basic First Response…When You’re the Only One Who Can Help!
✔ The Decision to Stay or Swim When You’re on Your Own

The cost of this online Cold Water Workshop is only $100 and participants will receive a
certificate of completion. Registration can be completed by going to the Canadian Safe
Boating Council website, www.csbc.ca  and selecting Cold Water Workshop under “Events”
or click here. Please note that the course instruction will be in English.
For more information, contact Ian Gilson at igilson@rogers.com. Share with family, friends and coworkers.
Download the Cold Water Workshop flyer.

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