Place your trust in Canada’s largest private outsource provider for all your water safety needs.

Place your trust in Canada’s largest private outsource provider for all your water safety needs.

Why should you hire a water safety rescue team?

For companies that work near water currents, a water surveillance team is a must. It is the employer’s responsibility to put the proper preventive measures in place to protect its workers. There are many risks associated with working near a waterway. Our support includes a team of responders as well as all the necessary rescue equipment.

Anatomy of a water safety team:

 

  • River rescue (3 responders)
  • Water rescue (3 responders)
  • Ice rescue (5 responders)

OUR TEAMS COMPLY WITH THE LAWS AND STANDARDS PUT FORTH BY TRANSPORT CANADA, RSST, and NFPA 1670.

WHAT ARE MY OBLIGATIONS?

This is a non-exhaustive search regarding the laws and standards that might apply to your business. The reader is responsible for determining the extent to which these requirements are applicable.

Laws

– Safety code for the construction industry (SCCI) – Section XI Working over or near water
– Canada shipping act, 2001 – Life saving equipment regulations

Standards

– Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Coast Guard (2000), Search and Rescue – SAR Seamanship Reference Manual
– Transport Canada (2014), Safe Boating Guide
– NFPA 1006, Technical Rescuer Professional Qualifications
– NFPA 1670, Standard on Operations and Training for Technical Search and Rescue Incidents
– NFPA 1983, Standard on Life Safety Rope and Equipment for Emergency Services

Benefits of using a Targe team

1

Positive effect on employee satisfaction

Our rescue teams promote a healthy and safe work environment. Employees feel more confident while they work, and as a result, they perform even better!

2

Turnkey solution

When you hire one of our rescue teams, you are no longer responsible for training your employees in confined space rescue. We also provide you with the life-saving equipment you need, which would otherwise be very expensive.

3

Legal compliance

We take full accountability for each rescue operation; prevention, recommendations, response plan evaluation, and rescue. We always make sure to return people in distress to safety as soon as possible.

4

Peace of mind

Our team is here to advise and support you for the duration of your work. You can count on us to be reliable, proactive, and flexible. Focus on your daily operations with the knowledge that your team is safe and sound.

Our experts share their knowledge on supervising tactical teams.

Need support?

Our water safety team is ready to intervene.