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Safety Notice: Inspect Your PFD Regularly!

Posted: 07.20.2016

A PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT FROM THE WATER SPORTS INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION.

STEM TO STERN, FOAM TO DUST
INSPECTING YOUR LIFEJACKETS IS A MUST!
This safety alert reminds all vessel operators to routinely inspect their lifejackets to ensure they are suitable for service. Recently Coast Guard inspectors in Key West, Florida discovered two vessels that had over 60 lifejackets that were required to be removed and destroyed. It was discovered that the unicellular foam buoyant material within the nylon outer shell had degraded signi