Voice over: “Rescue Tubes are a flotation device that can help our mates and family stay safe.”
Visual: beach scene showing Coffs Coast scenery and beach goers: group of mates and family.
Voice over: “If someone’s in distress”
Visual: person distressed in the water/someone spotting patient.
Voice over: “Call Triple Zero.”
Visual: person types ‘000’ into phone.
Voice over: “Get a surfer’s assistance if possible”
Visual: surfer disappears into distance, demonstrating no surfer around.
Voice over: “If you’re a strong swimmer: retrieve tube and place strap over head and one shoulder. Pull tube behind you.”
Visual: person enters water with Rescue Tube over shoulder, trailing behind them.
Voice over: “When approaching patient, push tube towards them. Instruct them to hold on and remain calm.”
Visual: rescuer reaches people in the water, pushes tube towards them and they hold on.
Voice over: “Hold onto tube with patient. Raise one arm, wait for help and float to survive”.
Visual: Rescuer and patients float in the water.
Voice over: “Remember, always swim between the flags”.
Visual: Lifeguard and Surf Lifesavers standing in between the flags watching the water.
Credit: See local rescue tube locations: coffsharbour.nsw.gov.au/rescuetubes
A City of Coffs Harbour beach safety program proudly supported by Rotary Club of Coffs Harbour
City of Coffs Harbour logo and Rotary Club of Coffs Harbour logo