This course will show how to prepare mentally for being stranded in life-threatening weather; equipment and clothing needed to survive the cold; symptoms of hypothermia and carbon monoxide poisoning, and their treatments. Additional topics include:
- Driving In the Snow
- Killers: Carbon Monoxide & Hypothermia
- Shelter & Clothing
- Red Cross & Surviving the Cold
- Fire Methods
- Survival Kits & Equipment
- Survival Scenarios
WHO SHOULD ATTEND? Anyone who is exposed to extreme elements, especially snow plow operators and other public workers who are at risk for becoming trapped in bad weather or who may chance upon stranded motorists and require emergency skills.
This course is an elective in the Roads Scholar I course track.
The registration fee for this workshop is $50 per person for employees of government agencies and $75 per person for non-government agencies. Fee includes class handout and lunch. Invoices will be sent upon receipt of registration form. Invoices can be paid by cash, check, money order, or credit card.
Please be considerate of those on the waiting list, cancel early if necessary. A full refund will be made if you cancel no later than 3 business days prior to the training day; otherwise, you will forfeit the registration fee.
In order to receive credit for this class, attendees must stay until the end when it is dismissed by the instructor and class certificates are awarded.
Sorry, there are no sessions currently available for this course at this time.