Aquatic Risk Management Course

May 21st, 2024

12:00 - 3:00 pm

Virtual via Zoom

$150 per person

With warmer temperatures just around the corner, our local pools & beaches will soon be full with people trying to escape the summer heat.

Our Aquatic Risk Training is designed to help keep your guests and your employees safe. With Aquatic Safety Research Group's A.R.M. Course, you'll "arm" yourself with an understanding of the applicable standards of care.

This training is designed for Directors, Supervisors, and Managers. All seasonal and aquatic staff are welcome! 

The course will offer a Certificate upon completion, a total of 0.3 CEU credits, and cover the following topics:

  • Body Blindness
  • Proactive Prevention vs. Reactive Rescue and Resuscitation
  • Signage
  • Seven Deadly Sins
  • Group Swimming Policies
  • New Drowning Videos

  • Standards of Care
  • Practical Risk Mgmt.
  • Shallow Water Blackout
  • 5 Minute Scanning Strategy
  • Real Aquatic Court Case
  • Negligence

Course Instructors

Dr. Tom Griffiths - Aquatic Safety Research Group, LLC

Recognized as an international leader in water safety, he has spent 38 years teaching, coaching and managing aquatics at three major universities. Griffiths has provided videos, textbooks, articles, and presentations in various areas focusing his efforts on safety. He has also conducted hundreds of aquatic facility and beach inspections across the nation and abroad and teaches full day Aquatic Risk Management seminars.  He has been an aquatic safety expert for more than 40 years and shares his knowledge, expertise, and experience worldwide, including appearances on 60 Minutes Australia, Inside Edition, NPR, and many other TV and radio programs. 

Dr. Rachel Griffiths - Aquatic Safety Research Group, LLC

Rachel conducts water safety research to help prevent drowning and provides water safety education to the public. She is also the President of Note and Float Life Jacket Fund, which donates life jackets to aquatic facilities to implement the Note & Float™ program. She has recently been awarded a Power 10 Advocate by Aquatics International. Rachel publishes water safety articles, teaches Aquatic Risk Management seminars, and has conducted and written reports for a myriad of aquatic facility audits throughout the country. Rachel authored the 3rd edition of The Complete Swimming Pool Reference, 2014. 

Register for the course at the link below.  A minimum of 10 and maximum of 40 is needed to run the course.

$150 per participant


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