Security personnel trained in tourist-safety measures

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More than 100 Pattaya-area rescue and security personnel underwent training at the Sattahip Naval Base to improve their skills to ensure more safety for tourists.

Special Affairs Department and Coastal Rescue & Security Project member Rungrath Lohthongkham met with the 108 officers Oct. 22 to prepare them for the Oct. 26-29 training session.

Special Affairs Department and Coastal Rescue & Security Project member Rungrath Lohthongkham prepares Pattaya-area rescue and security personnel for safety training.Special Affairs Department and Coastal Rescue & Security Project member Rungrath Lohthongkham prepares Pattaya-area rescue and security personnel for safety training.

He reviewed safety regulations to govern security at Pattaya, Jomtien and Koh Larn beaches. He said the Special Affairs Department has proposed building nine security boxes in the three locations where personnel would be available to assist tourists and secure the area.

The navy training session included patrolling skills, security box regulations, traffic rules, how to direct traffic, law and prosecution, and the capabilities and limitations of Special Affairs members. Rescue methods also were demonstrated including first aid, CPR, saving drowning victims, and education about poisonous plants and animals.