ASTM-F1729 Standard Practice for Single Person Cold Water Survival/Rescue Technique: HELP Position

ASTM-F1729 - 1996 R14 EDITION - CURRENT
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Standard Practice for Single Person Cold Water Survival/Rescue Technique: HELP Position
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Scope

1.1 This practice covers the recommended water rescue procedure for performing the heat escape lessening posture (HELP) position.

1.2 This practice is one in a set of self-rescue techniques for the water rescuer.

1.3 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.

Keywords

cold water survival; Heat Escape Lessening Posture (HELP) position; self-rescue technique; water rescue; water rescuers; ICS Number Code 13.200 (Accident and disaster control); 47.080 (Small craft)

To find similar documents by ASTM Volume:

13.02 (Emergency Medical Services; Search and Rescue; Anesthetic and Respiratory Equipment)

To find similar documents by classification:

13.200 (Accident and disaster control Including emergency evacuations and emergency control systems Seismic and vibration protection of buildings, see 91.120.25)

47.080 (Small craft Including small craft systems and components, and life-saving appliances Personal flotation devices (life jackets), see 13.340.70)

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Document Number

ASTM-F1729-96(2014)

Revision Level

1996 R14 EDITION

Status

Current

Modification Type

Reapproval

Publication Date

March 15, 2014

Document Type

Practice

Page Count

2 pages

Committee Number

F32.02