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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: 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: October begins mandatory dockside safety exams on vessels

...to 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...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2012-09-14/uscg-october-begins-mandatory-docksi
Outdoors
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
My turn: No more dithering feds: Let Shell move forward now

...one 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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-08-12/my-turn-no-more-dithering-feds-let-sh
Opinion
Shell can start drill prep in Alaska's Chukchi Sea

...experts present 24 hours a day, Salazar said. The decision followed exhaustive review of Shell drilling rigs and safety equipment including a capping stack that could be lowered onto a leaking well, Salazar said.Shell remains prohibited from...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-08-30/shell-can-start-drill-prep-alaskas-chuk
State

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