On 26 April 2023 the IMRF welcomed speakers from all over the world, including New Zealand, South Africa, Sweden and the United Kingdom as part of its very first #SARyouOK? Online Workshop.

All three sessions from the workshop are now available to watch in full below. 

Session 1

In this session, Mark Bradley, a Critical Incident Responder and Trainer, talks about 'Creating a base for colleague health and wellbeing: Communication and follow through'. Adam Dixon, Trauma Risk Management & Wellbeing Delivery Manager, and Clare Learoyd, Medical Operations Support Officer at RNLI, talk about the RNLI’s journey in supporting the welfare of their people.

Session 2

In this session, Fredrik Forsman, a lecturer responsible for Training in Leadership, Strategy and Crisis Management at the maritime programmes at Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden, talks about 'Psychological safety in SAR: A prerequisite for courageous leadership'.

Session 3

In this session, Graeme Harding, Training Manager at South Africa's National Sea Rescue Institute, talks about 'Dealing with stress and trauma'.

You can also watch the full replay of the Workshop here:

To find more resources, blogs, videos and podcasts for the #SARyouOK? initiative, click here: https://www.international-maritime-rescue.org/saryouok