Winter Survival - Golden

Capacity of Location Has Been Reached

Event Date: 10/16/2018
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Capacity:

50/50
Event Overview
Golden Community Center
1470 10th St.
Golden, Colorado
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Program Topics:

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.

Roads Scholar I

This course is an elective in the Roads Scholar I course track.


Registration Fee

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.


Cancellation Policy

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.


Special Notes

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.

Instructors

Lupton, Wayne

Wayne Lupton worked for the Colorado Department of Transportation for over 32 years and retired at the end of 2006. During his tenure with CDOT he was responsible for the Maintenance Level of Service program, Anti-icing & De-icing technology implementation, created snow removal related policies, avalanche mitigation, equipment management, and the CDOT Training Academy. Wayne represented the CDOT on numerous task forces, committees, and organizations at the national level. Wayne is currently employed by EnviroTech Services, Inc. as the customer services and sales rep for Western CO, AZ, and UT.