Field Safety Training
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An animal – likely a polar bear – chewed on this scientific installation. Photo: Finn Bo Madsen
Stocked with emergency supplies, this shelter near Imnavait Creek helps mitigate risk for researchers working in the area. Photo: Jason Neely
Demonstrating how to use a satellite phone. Photo: Kip Rithner
Allen O’Bannon, CPS field risk manager, discusses ways to stay safe and found in the field.
Making wood shavings to start a fire. Photo: JR Hernandez
Starting a fire with shavings. Photo: Lee McDavid
Arctic field training includes lessons on treating water. Photo: JR Hernandez
Practicing patient care in a field training course. Photo: Maggie Knuth
CPS arranges small boat training near to researchers who wish to take the course.
Practicing rescue techniques.
Field risk manager Allen O’Bannon. Photo: Susan Steiner
Fire starting 101
L – R: Robin Abbott, Susan Zager and Jill Ferris practice field splints.