Ice Field Safety (IFS) course is comprehensive training for those who work or travel on ice over lakes, ponds, and reservoirs, or rivers that are completely frozen over.

The curriculum includes the formation of ice and the factors that influence its decay, how to determine ice thickness, the identification of hazards, travelling on ice, self rescue and a range of options for the rescue of others – including single rescuer techniques for field personnel that work in pairs. The curriculum also includes the medical complications posed by cold water immersion and hypothermia, and the significant implications for rescue and transport.

Course is held in English

What do I need to bring?

We are working in cold and wet environment so bring hot drinks and warm clothing for the breaks.

Information

Duration

2 days

Booking in advance

0 days

Difficulty

Moderate

Location

Ivalo

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