ASTM International - ASTM F1783-97
Standard Guide for Performance of an Ice Rescuer--Level II
|Publication Date:||1 January 1997|
1.1 this guide covers minimum requirements for the scope of performance of an ice rescuer who performs cold water and ice rescues from the surface, assistswith support for ice rescue divers, and provides initial patient care at a cold water or ice rescue incident.
1.2 This guide is one of a series that, together with Guide F 1739, describes the minimum performance requirements of an ice rescuer.
1.3 Individuals who will operate in the cold water or ice rescue setting need to be aware of the equipment and physical requirements necessary to be able to perform all identified objectives and necessary skills in the setting.
1.4 The values stated in both inch-pound and SI units are to be regarded separately as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.
1.5 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.