Throw Bag & Water Safety Training with RNLI

Event Info
Location: Putney Embankment
Date & Time: TBD

Who is this training for?

We like to regularly train staff from bars, restaurants, clubs (because they turnover relatively quickly), along with anyone who is associated with or is close to the river.  That could include, street cleaning staff, police, residents, dog walkers etc…  Anyone who has reason to be near or on the river and see an incident building up.

What skills will I learn during this training session?

  • How to stay safe!
  • What warning signs to look for
  • The best actions to take
  • Incident management
  • Who/how to call for help
  • How to use a throw bag

Key Facts on RNLI

The RNLI charity saves lives at sea. Its volunteers provide a 24-hour search and rescue service around the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland coasts. The RNLI operates over 238 lifeboat stations in the UK and Ireland and more than 240 lifeguard units on beaches around the UK and Channel Islands. The RNLI is independent of Coastguard and government and depends on voluntary donations and legacies to maintain its rescue service. Since the RNLI was founded in 1824, its lifeboat crews and lifeguards have saved over 142,700 lives.

The RNLI has been giving specific first responded type training for the river environment for many years and now has a well developed short course with material for the participants.


Is this training free?

Yes- this training session is free for Putney BID levy paying businesses.

Where can I book?

If your business would be interested in taking part, please register your interest by contacting as soon as possible. More details to be released soon.


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