Ice Rescue - Direct Contact with Rescue Sling
Ice rescue is dangerous! This clip is NOT a substitute for training and practice under the direction and supervision of water rescue instructors. Direct contact ice rescues are extremely challenging and should be used as a last resort. This clip is intended to provide a brief overview of a direct contact technique using a rescue sling.
For additional information regarding the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commissions Ice Rescue and Emergency Response curriculum, please contact:
Boating and Watercraft Safety Manager
PA Fish and Boat Commission
1601 Elmerton Ave. – PO Box 67000
Harrisburg, PA 17106-7000
Visit us on the web at: http://fishandboat.com/waterrescue.htm