Unit 4 Water Entry - Massachusetts Maritime Academy/Vessel Familiarization& Basic Safety Training(MT1111 Capt Murphy/Unit 04 1 Vessel

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Unformatted text preview: Massachusetts Maritime Academy/Vessel Familiarization & Basic Safety Training (MT1111) Capt. Murphy/Unit 04 1 Vessel Familiarization & Basic Safety Training (MT1111) Unit 04 Water Entry Procedures Water Entry Procedures Massachusetts Maritime Academy/Vessel Familiarization & Basic Safety Training (MT1111) Capt. Murphy/Unit 04 2 Don’t Shave Your Head Water Entry Procedures Unit Learning Objectives 1. Explain and describe the contents and use of a personal survival kit. 2. Explain and identify preparations for water entry 3. Explain and demonstrate the techniques for swimming through thick oil fires 4. Explain and demonstrate the techniques for swimming through thin oil fires 5. Explain and demonstrate the techniques for water entry without a personal floatation device (PFD) Massachusetts Maritime Academy/Vessel Familiarization & Basic Safety Training (MT1111) Capt. Murphy/Unit 04 3 Water Entry Procedures Unit Learning Objectives 6. Explain and demonstrate the techniques for water entry with a Type-1 personal floatation device (PFD) 7. Explain and demonstrate the techniques for water entry with an immersion/anti-exposure suit 8. Explain and demonstrate the Heat Escape Lessening Position (H.E.L.P.) 9. Explain and demonstrate the Huddle Position 10.Explain and demonstrate the Survival Position 11.Explain and demonstrate the techniques for clothing inflation Water Entry Procedures Personal Survival Kits In survival situations, the decisions you make will be more important than the equipment you carry with you. Most people arrive at a survival situation with the clothes on their back and the contents of their pockets. In order to better prepare for survival, you should assemble your own personal survival kit. Everyone on board should have his or her own personal survival kit. The three most important factors in survival are: 1. Shelter 2. Signals 3. Personal health needs Massachusetts Maritime Academy/Vessel Familiarization & Basic Safety Training (MT1111) Capt. Murphy/Unit 04 4 Water Entry Procedures Your personal survival kit should be designed to address these survival issues. Be realistic, survival equipment should meet your needs while remaining multi-purpose and appropriate to the environment and activities involved. A personal survival kit is useless if you don't have it with you in time of need. Consequently your kit should: 1. Be light, compact and sturdy, so it is always with you. 2. Be waterproof and float-free if possible. 3. Be efficient. One or two items should not dominate the space in your personal survival kit. 4. Be accessible. Keep an additional kit in the leg of your immersion/anti-exposure suit. 5. Be inspected regularly Water Entry Procedures Things that you should have with you at all times include: 1. Proper clothing to provide protection from the elements....
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course VESSEL FAM MT-1111-22 taught by Professor Murphy during the Spring '08 term at Mass Maritime.

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Unit 4 Water Entry - Massachusetts Maritime Academy/Vessel Familiarization& Basic Safety Training(MT1111 Capt Murphy/Unit 04 1 Vessel

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