safety

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L’aide à la flottaison « iFloat » gonflable de 70 N de BALTIC.

The iFloat is Baltic’s latest development in personal safety equipment. Discreetly fitting around the waist the iFloat is a new product providing security for a variety of activities from those who are paddle boarding, fishing or just playing about on or near water. The iFloat is contained in a compact pocket fitted to an adjustable waist belt. Because the iFloat fits around the waist this ensures the wearer has total freedom of movement.  Only suitable for swimmers. Deployment could not […]

IFLOAT the new buoyancy aids and lifejacket, from BALTIC.

The iFloat is Baltic’s latest development in personal safety equipment. Discreetly fitting around the waist the iFloat is a new product providing security for a variety of activities from those who are paddle boarding, fishing or just playing about on or near water. The iFloat is contained in a compact pocket fitted to an adjustable waist belt. Because the iFloat fits around the waist this ensures the wearer has total freedom of movement.  Only suitable for swimmers. Deployment could not […]

Ocean Safety Reveals New Commercial Lifejacket

BY MAREX The UK’s largest independent safety supplier, Ocean Safety, has designed its first commercial twin chamber lifejacket. This high quality jacket is compact and easy to wear, yet fully functional for demanding maritime conditions. The new K2 275N range offers a twin chamber lifejacket that is approved to SOLAS MED Ship’s Wheel and is manufactured under the accredited Lloyds Register ISO 9001 quality system. The K2 is designed to be extremely compact and unobtrusive, so it is wearable by […]

The Life Jacket Test by Boats U.S Foundation

Chris Edmonston is the president of the Foundation. This nonprofit 501(c) (3) organization is devoted to implementing projects that keep boaters safer, and our environment protected, and is independently funded by donations from BoatUS Members and by grants. www.BoatUS.com/Foundation Life jacket use, or more accurately, non-use, is arguably the number-one safety topic for federal and state boating agencies. The U.S. Coast Guard’s National Boating Safety Advisory Council is pushing toward requirements for adults to wear life jackets while on certain size […]

Maritime NZ to develop lifejacket safety system

By Viv Logie Maritime New Zealand says it is working with the fishing industry to develop new safety systems that may make wearing lifejackets compulsory when crossing bars such as the dangerous Grey River. The call for lifejackets was made last week, immediately after the 45th fishing boat drowning on the Grey River bar, when the Lady Anna sank and its skipper Nicholas Eklund was caught in the turbulent waters. His two crewmen were rescued when lifebuoys were thrown to […]

Life jacket ‘instrumental’ in saving man’s life

RCMP remind people of importance of water safety after Oromocto water rescue A water rescue in Oromocto has New Brunswick RCMP reminding people about the importance of water safety and wearing a life jacket. Police received the call for help Friday night of a man who had capsized his boat and was yelling for help from the water behind Oromocto’s Hazen Park. Oromocto RCMP and members of the Oromocto Fire Department and paramedics were able to pull the man from […]

Lifejacket ‘instrumental’ in saving man’s life

RCMP remind people of importance of water safety after Oromocto water rescue   A water rescue in Oromocto has New Brunswick RCMP reminding people about the importance of water safety and wearing a life jacket. Police received the call for help Friday night of a man who had capsized his boat and was yelling for help from the water behind Oromocto’s Hazen Park. Oromocto RCMP and members of the Oromocto Fire Department and paramedics were able to pull the man […]