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Throw a ring buoy. Use a gaff pole or extend any other item that will reach the person and draw them to safety. Pull or guide the person to shore, shallow water, a ladder, a cargo net, or any location where the person can climb to safety or be recovered from the water. And, use a life-saving skiff or other vessel to reach the person if they are beyond the range of a pole or ring buoy. Be prepared to coordinate help for other injuries or conditions. Such as hypothermia, concussion, impact injuries, and heart attack.