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April F/V Drill Conductor Workshops

Coming up in April, we have Fishing Vessel Drill conductor workshops in the following ports: 4/1/2017 - Homer, AK 4/3/2017 - Monterey, CA 4/6/2017 - San Francisco, CA 4/8/2017 - Juneau, AK 4/11/2017 - Sitka, AK 4/20/2017 - Dillingham, AK Click a link for additional information and registration. We are still working on additional classes for the month of April in North Carolina and Petersburg, Alaska. Check back later for those dates and locations or register on the Waiting List and we’ll send you an email message when we schedule a class in your area.

You Can Become an AMSEA Marine Safety Instructor!

Have you made a commitment to developing marine safety skills and imparting them to your crew? Are you someone that enjoys learning and teaching new skills to others? Have you ever thought about becoming a Marine Safety Instructor? AMSEA recruits and trains new instructors several times each year. Our next Marine Safety Instructor Training (MSIT) is April 25 – 30 in Seward, Alaska. The MSIT is a five and a half-day U. S. Coast Guard-accepted Marine Safety Instructor Training that prepares participants to become U.S. Coast Guard-accepted Marine Safety Instructors. Tuition for the workshop is $995 and a tuition scholarship may be available if you have a background in commercial fishing. Upon c

Northern California F/V Drill Conductor Workshops

This is a group photo from our most recent Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor workshop in San Francisco. If you fish in Northern California, you may know some of the folks in this photo. One person you ought to know, if you don't already, is the woman in the front row, Beverly Noll. When it comes to cold-water safety and survival training, Beverly is in a league of her own. An AMSEA instructor since 1993, she has taught over 1,000 fishermen up and down the California coast how to survive emergencies at sea in AMSEA drill conductor workshops and other classes. We have heard a number of fishermen credit the training they received in her classes with saving their lives and the lives of their crews.

OSU Studies Safety Programs at Alaskan Seafood Processing Plants

The Oregon State University (OSU) is researching worker safety programs at seafood processing plants in Alaska. The purpose of the project is to identify strategies for preventing nonfatal injuries and illness in this industry. Interview questions DO cover: Safety and health program characteristics; Program challenges and successes; Regulatory and economic factors that influence programs Workforce characteristics. Interview questions DO NOT cover: Specific workers; Examples of occupational injuries or illnesses; Statistics on occupational injury & illness records. If you are an occupational safety & health manager or director at an Alaskan seafood processing plant, OSU invites you to partici

Coming to Northeast States: Marine Safety & Survival Training and Drill Conductor Workshops

Fishing Partnership Support Services is an AMSEA partner organization based in Burlington, Massachusetts. This spring they are offering marine safety and survival classes and AMSEA fishing vessel drill conductor workshops in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, and Maine. This is a great opportunity for commercial fishermen in those states to get free training that can save their lives and the lives of their crews. Click a link below for more information about individual classes and registration. March 9 – Safety and Survival training – New Bedford, MA March 10 – Drill Conductor training – New Bedford, MA March 23 – Safety and Survival training – Sandwich, MA March 24 – Drill Conductor tr

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