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Coast Guard encourages safety for Alaska boaters during Independence Day celebration

...appropriately.Safety equipmentBased on the size and type of a vessel, there may be specific federal requirements for safety equipment. Click on the following link to review the federal requirement brochure
USCG: Be a prepared boater in SE

...requires children 13 years of age and younger to wear a life jacket while out on the water.? Check all required safety equipment to be sure it is in good working order. The Coast Guard Auxiliary provides free vessel safety exams. Contact your...
Faster, safer avalanche rescue work

...still about 90 percent of people are alive. At 35 minutes, only 30 percent of people are alive ... The primary safety equipment is always the transceiver."? Contact Outdoors reporter Mary Catharine Martin at maryc.martin@juneauempire...
Laws prepares for Susitna 100 endurance run

...hydrocarbon versus low-fluorocarbon ski waxes. My friends and I built a one-of-a-kind pulk that will carry safety equipment. I learn how hypoglycemia feels, what my body needs for better performance and I run with the Smokin' Old Geezers...
USCG safety equipment regulations

...minimum standards for recreational boats and associated safety equipment. To meet these standards some of the equipment must...which might occur on vessels or their associated safety equipment. The items checked are: Proper Display of Numbers...
Agency: Ship's safety equipment needs inspection

...inspections on Friday, said Lt. Brierley Ostrander, a Juneau-based spokeswoman. The NTSB discovered deficiencies in safety equipment during interviews with the crew as part of an investigation into the ship's grounding. As the ship's 206 passengers...
Cyclists need rear-view mirrors

...when accidents occur. There is another piece of safety equipment that is even more important in avoiding accidents...last five years or so. My most important piece of safety equipment is a rear-view mirror. You can get a mirror that...
Kids Don't Float program to reach 100,000 participants

...response to a high rate of child drowning deaths in Alaska, according to a state release.The program also provides safety equipment for kids. Kids Don't Float kiosks holding free loaner life jackets are located at major harbors and swimming areas...
My turn: No more dithering feds: Let Shell move forward now well. What's truly mind-boggling here is that the Arctic Challenger is not a required part of Shell's safety equipment. The company took it upon itself to construct the barge as part of a larger oil spill response plan, a plan that...
USCG: October begins mandatory dockside safety exams on vessels put off or delay the start of an exam," Lawrenson said. "Exams are free and most vessels already have the safety equipment and documentation to pass a dockside safety exam."A letter from the Coast Guard to the commercial fishing industry...


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