With the onset of frost staff of GIMS Main Department of EMERCOM of Russia for Tver region strengthened preventive work on prevention of death of people on water objects
With the onset of frost, the reservoirs of the Tver region traditionally become a magnet for lovers of ice fishing. Every day, hundreds of fishermen in pursuit of a long-awaited catch out on the ice, disregarding their own safety. The prevention of accidents with their participation – one of the most important tasks of the staff of GIMS EMERCOM of Russia for Tver region.
Thus, 23 November 2018 employees GIMS EMERCOM of Russia conducted a RAID with the goal of preventing the death of people on water objects the waters of the rivers and lakes of the region.
Such events are employees of the state inspection for small size vessels is carried out daily to monitor the situation in the waters of the region and conducting outreach to fishermen.
In the course of preventive measures with fishermen was held explanatory conversation, the staff of GIMS of EMERCOM of Russia for Tver region has told them about dangerous places on water objects, and also had a briefing about what to do if a person fell through the ice, as it is not yet completely formed. There were 7 patrols, during which the fishermen brought the sad statistics of deaths on the boats, which capsized.
During the conversation, fans of winter fishing inspectors GIMS EMERCOM of Russia reminded about the necessity of observance of safety rules, that to go on unchecked, the ice is very dangerous, so every fisherman should always carry a means of rescue, in case if there would not help. As it turned out, most fishermen neglect their safety and rescue equipment when does not have. Each fisherman was issued a memo with the safety rules and emergency phone numbers.
In order to avoid accidents Main Department of EMERCOM of Russia for Tver region recommends to observe the basic rules of conduct on the ice:
– before you go skating, ensure its strength, remember that people can be killed in water by drowning, cold shock and hypothermia in 15-20 minutes after falling into icy water;
– in the case of the typical signs of the fragility of the ice cracking, subsidence, water on the ice surface, immediately go back to the beach, walk with legs wide apart without lifting them from the surface of the ice, or at least crawl;
– never test the strength of the unformed ice kick;
– do not leave children alone unattended.
In the case of an emergency call SINGLE RESCUE SERVICE by phone “01” (cell phones 101, 112). A single “telephone hotline” of EMERCOM of Russia across the Tver region – (4822) 39-99-99.
According to the materials: vk-smi.ru