Rescue Film Series: Ep. 5: Victim Contact Techniques
Itís usually best to make direct contact with the person who needs swiftwater rescue assistance in a kayaking or rafting emergency. Rescue expert Jim Coffey covers victim contact techniques for safely paddling, swimming and wading out to the victim. He also stresses the importance of setting up several types of downstream safety.
From our lawyers: The series is a supplement to, not a substitute for, hands-on training classes.