Date: August 23, 2019

Hours: 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Cost: $95 for commercial fishermen, $175 for all others

Location: Apalachicola Community Center, 1 Bay Avenue Apalachicola, Florida 32320 Map

Registration: Register online or call (907) 747-3287

 

AMSEA is conducting a Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor workshop in Apalachicola, Florida. This workshop is offered at a reduced cost of $95 to commercial fishermen, thanks to support from Buddy Ward & Sons Seafood, NIOSH, and AMSEA members.

 

Instructor Michael Lawson will cover these topics:

 

  • EPIRBs, Signal Flares, and MAYDAY Calls

  • Man Overboard Recovery

  • Firefighting

  • Flooding & Damage Control

  • Dewatering Pumps

  • Immersion Suits & PFDs

  • Emergency Drills

  • Helicopter Rescue

  • Life Rafts

  • Abandon Ship Procedures

  • Cold-Water Survival Skills

  • In-The-Water Practice Session

 

AMSEA Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor workshops meet the U.S. Coast Guard training requirements for drill conductors on commercial fishing vessels.

 

Get the training you need to survive emergencies at sea!

Apalachicola, FL - F/V Drill Conductor Class

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