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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 http://www.uscgboating.org/fedreqs...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-07-04/coast-guard-encourages-safety-alaska
Outdoors
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041406/loc_20060414062.shtml
News
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070607/sta_20070706014.shtml
News
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061110/let_652202050.shtml
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...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-05-09/uscg-be-prepared-boater-se
Outdoors
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...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-02-28/faster-safer-avalanche-rescue-work
Outdoors
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...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-02-10/laws-prepares-susitna-100-endurance-ru
Sports
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-08-27/kids-dont-float-program-reach-100000-pa
Local
USCG: Be smart about boat trips in Southeast Alaska

...requires children 13 years of age and younger to wear a lifejacket 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...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-05-10/uscg-be-smart-about-boat-trips-south
Outdoors
Know the Snow: Managing risk

...Avalong or balloon packs, that can increase the chances of survival when caught in an avalanche. I like and use this safety equipment. But the fact is that this equipment will only make a difference in a relatively small amount if incidents. About...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-03-29/know-snow-managing-risk
Outdoors

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