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Water Safety & Drowning Hazards

Online Training Certification Course

29 CFR 1918.105 and other Water Safety topics

From the highest rated and most trusted online training company - since 2008.

Working on, in, or near bodies of water is inherently dangerous. Water safety training is key in providing safe work environments and preventing injuries, accidental drownings, and other water-related hazards.

This water safety course provides an overview of various water-related dangers while working in, on, or around water bodies. Course topics focus on hazard identification, avoidance, and control to protect workers' health and safety. It also covers applicable regulations, hazard protection requirements, and tips for working safely in, near, or on the water.

This course is for:
This water safety certification course is designed for anyone who works near, inside, or on water bodies such as lakes, ocean, rivers, ponds, pools, water tanks, sewage canals, and more. This safety training may help prevent serious injury in the workplace and save lives.

This online training course meets the requirements set forth by OSHA for water safety and drowning hazards.

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Governing Regulations

The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 created the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). OSHA, an agency of the U.S. Department of Labor, is charged with the enforcement of safety and health conditions of workers through the use of regulations published in the Code of Federal Regulations. OSHA regulations are published in Title 29 of the Code of Federal Regulations. This online certification course references OSHA 29 CFR 1918.105, as well as other health and safety concerns related to drowning and other water hazards.

What You'll Learn

    This course focuses primarily on drowning hazards
    Drowning
  • What is drowning?
  • Statistics
  • Where do drownings occur?
  • Factors that can affect the potential for drowning
  • Hazards while working on, in, or near water
  • Personal factors can also impact the potential for drowning
  • What typically happens to the body during drowning
    • Respiration
    • Effects of lack of oxygen and increased carbon dioxide
    • Depth of water required for drowning
    • What happens during initial stages of drowning
  • Signs of a person drowning
  • Symptoms of a drowning victim
  • Steps to take if you see someone you suspect is drowning
    Other hazards
  • Biological and or chemical substances
  • Work environments that present potential drowning hazards
  • Slip, fall, and trip hazards
  • Biological hazards
  • Bacteria and waste
  • Heat stress, exhaustion, and sunburn
  • Exposure-related hazards
  • Water and electricity
  • Immersion foot
    Hazard protection
  • OSHA requirements
    • Where the danger of drowning exists
    • If continuous fall protection is used
    • When is a life-saving skiff required
  • Personal Floatation Device (PFD)
    • Type I PFD
    • Type II PFD
    • Type III PFD
    • Type IV PFD
    • Type V PFD
  • Cold water environments
  • Methods to reduce, eliminate, or control hazards
    • Engineering controls
    • Administrative controls
    • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Training sessions
    Your Responsibilities
  • Tips for working in, near, or on the water
  • Remain clam in every emergency situation
  • Dangerous waves and signs of rip currents
  • The meaning of colored beach flags
    Summary
    Additional Resources
    Exam

It will take a MINIMUM of 1 hours to complete this online course. The student may log on and off as needed. A bookmark will be set so when they log back in they will return to where they left off.

We have no restrictions on how long a person takes to complete a course. Likewise, if you are purchasing for others, we have no time limit on assigning courses. So you can purchase a larger quantity than you currently need and take advantage of volume discounts.

Employers are responsible for training new personnel before assigning them to tasks that may expose them to risks such as drowning and other water hazards.

To ensure compliance with regulations for working in, near, or on the water, safety training must be conducted periodically or as needed to ensure the workplace is free from recognized hazards.

This water safety course meets these training requirements.

Each student will receive 0.1 CEUs (or 1 CMEs) from Compliance Training Online® for completing this course.

Eli H Verified
Water Safety & Drowning Hazards

Great Course!

Jennifer S Verified
Water Safety & Drowning Hazards

This was a very interesting and informative course.

Cindy S Verified
Water Safety & Drowning Hazards

Thank you, this was a good water safety reminder

Tashea B Verified
Water Safety & Drowning Hazards

Very informative and will be helpful in the future!

Ryan C Verified
Water Safety & Drowning Hazards

Solid training

Alisha C Verified
Water Safety & Drowning Hazards

it was a great course to take a lot of good info!

Angelica G Verified
Water Safety & Drowning Hazards

This course was great, very helpful.

Clarita H Verified
Water Safety & Drowning Hazards

Informative, good refresh's course.

Sarah L Verified
Water Safety & Drowning Hazards

I enjoyed this course very much and learned a lot of information, I also think that it was short and straight to the point. I could use more info on other ways of drowning to prevent it in the long run but that's just me. I'm a visual learner maybe a video or something would have been nice!!!

Michael P Verified
Water Safety & Drowning Hazards

Great coarse! Direct and informative.

Suzette W Verified
Water Safety & Drowning Hazards

Excellent

Christian R Verified
Water Safety & Drowning Hazards

Excellent course on drowning and water hazard safety. I feel I learned a great deal form this course.

Alia H Verified
Water Safety & Drowning Hazards

The course was informative!

Shaylin A Verified
Water Safety & Drowning Hazards

This is a good course. It was informative and helpful.

Feleicia M Verified
Water Safety & Drowning Hazards

Verify informative

Karie M Verified
Water Safety & Drowning Hazards

I thought this was a great learning experience and tricky!

Joshua W Verified
Water Safety & Drowning Hazards

I thought this course was straightforward, very educational, and great to prepare many people when working around or supervising those in or around water. Great course!

Nikyah W Verified
Water Safety & Drowning Hazards

This was an efficient training. I learned so much

Betina L Verified
Water Safety & Drowning Hazards

I liked the course. The speaker was talking articulated and clearly, and easy to understand/comprehend. The material is relevant to my work-environment.

Patrick R Verified
Water Safety & Drowning Hazards

I am a visual and auditory learner. So having narration of what is what written on the screen allowed me to understand material.

Kanisha N Verified
Water Safety & Drowning Hazards

This training course on the different currents of water was very knowledgeable and a great training on drowning in our every day society.

Clare G Verified
Water Safety & Drowning Hazards

fantastic!

Angie M Verified
Water Safety & Drowning Hazards

Very thorough, easy to understand and able to get certififcation at your convenience.

Giovanna F Verified
Water Safety & Drowning Hazards

It was very well informed.

Taryn K Verified
Water Safety & Drowning Hazards

Great course

Delmarie R Verified
Water Safety & Drowning Hazards

I have learned a lot of information and it was very educative

Tiffany C Verified
Water Safety & Drowning Hazards

Very informative

Pamela G Verified
Water Safety & Drowning Hazards

Very information and helpful. Thank you.

Ana-Christina A. Verified
Water Safety & Drowning Hazards

excellent course. will highly recommend.

John A Verified
Water Safety & Drowning Hazards

Awesome!

Maria P Verified
Water Safety & Drowning Hazards

Excellent training. Good for visual and auditory learners.

Cody S Verified
Water Safety & Drowning Hazards

Because it felt like the material was better facilitated in this manner, and for ease of the course in general, I appreciated the recorded audio to accompany my reading of the text.

Carlo C Verified
Water Safety & Drowning Hazards

Excellent resourse.

Tannaz E Verified
Water Safety & Drowning Hazards

I enjoyed this training. Thank you.

Raphael S Verified
Water Safety & Drowning Hazards

Very informative. I learned a lot.

Erik Q Verified
Water Safety & Drowning Hazards

it was interesting. i did learn a few things about safety.

Cathy C Verified
Water Safety & Drowning Hazards

Very helpful to determine the safety of students in the water exercise.

Mitzi R Verified
Water Safety & Drowning Hazards

This training was informative and thorough.

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