Argo Group Gold Cup
08 Oct 15
The penultimate event of the World Match Racing Tour, the Argo Group Gold Cup commenced with wind conditions that kept crews on their toes and will keep the repair crews up late in to night.
World Match Racing Tour
The requirements for MedicalTraining under the Offshore Special Regulations are as follows:
|6.05.1||At least one member of the crew shall have a valid STCW 95 A-VI/4-2 (Proficiency In Medical Care) certificate or equivalent||MoMu0|
|6.05.2||In addition to 6.05.1 another member of the crew||MoMu0|
|At least two members of the crew||MoMu1|
|At least one member of the crew||MoMu2|
|shall have a first aid certificate completed within the last five years meeting any of the following requirements:|
|i) A certificate listed on the ISAF website www.sailing.org/specialregs of MNA recognized courses|
|ii) STCW 95 First Aid Training complying with A-VI/1-3 - Elementary First Aid or higher STCW level|
|6.05.3||At least one member of the crew shall be familiar with First Aid procedures, hypothermia, drowning, cardio-pulmonary resuscitation and relevant communications systems (see OSR 6.02.7 and 6.03.3).||MoMu3,4|
|6.05.4||An example model first aid training course is included in Appendix N.||
The following is a list of MNA recognized courses that are valid for use in that Country as being acceptable:
Australian course that complies with HLTCPR201A - Perform Cardiopulminary Rescusitation and HLTFA301B - Apply First Aid Sometimes called: Applied First Aid, Senior first Aid or Workplace Level 2 First Aid
The First aid Course (PSMer) and the Offshore medical training (FMH) are recognised by the FFV and also confirming to relevant STCW 95 standards.
The following providers are recognised by the DSV:
Dr. F. Steffen Sillemstraße 37 D-20257 Hamburg
Tel.: +494024868709+494024868709 Fax: +49 (0)40 41359854
Sailpartner GbR Feldstraße 57c 22880 Wedel Tel: +49 40 1802 4423-0
FIRE & SAFETY TRAINING
UG Postfach 11 02 26925 Elsfleth Mobil: 0176 / 23587654
RYA First Aid Course
Senior First Aid Course and the Medical Care Course run by Swedish Sailing Federation in cooperation with Seasafety AB.
Current courses will be presented at the website of Swedish Sailing Federation http://www.svensksegling.se/Utbildning/Forseglareochbatagare/Offshoresakerhetsintyg/
US SAILING has recognise the following MNA recognized courses and in addition brought in a national prescription limiting to the Offshore Special Regulations reducing there validity from 5 years:
+ American Heart Association: Heartsaver FACTS - includes Heartsaver first aid course and AED (Automated External Defibrillator ) training. Certification for 2 years. www.americanheart.org
+ American Red Cross: First Aid, Standard First Aid (taught with Adult CPR at a workplace), and First Aid Basics (when taught alone as a community course). Certification for 3 years. www.redcross.org
+ American Safety and Health Institute: Basic First Aid. Certification for "up to" 3 years. www.ashinstitute.org
+ National Safety Council: First Aid or Standard First Aid (when taught with CPR). Certification for 3 years.