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1

Hazards

1. Check your environment

2

Assists

2. Always enter water with an assist

3

Entries

3. Choose appropriate entry into water, depends on your knowledge of the depth of water

4

Approaches

4. Closer victims use talking, further victims use head-up stroke

5

Reverse, ready, and reassess

5. When 2/3m away from victim, take “ready” position

6

Talk, tow, or carry

6. When in “ready” position, determine if victim can swim on their own or not

7

Removals

7. Remove victim from water ASAP

8

Follow-up

8. Once victim is out of immediate danger, evaluate their condition and start follow-up procedures.