Non veni pacem mittere, sed gladium.
That's why they made goggles and wet suits.
Looks like the guy with the backpack might not be a swimmer. He has a rope around his ankle so they can haul him back in...
I'd do the same thing. I think that I'd stretch a tarp under the work area simply because you know it will happen...and the water is cold.
I would then find the tiny and irreplaceable part in my pant's cuff, but only after flying in a replacement.
I would drop several parts gust to make sure ... Then I'd go fishin'...😆👍