Date: March 10, 2018

Hours: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

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

Location: UGA Marine Extension & Sea Grant College Program Fisheries Building, 715 Bay Street, Brunswick, GA 31520  Map

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

 

AMSEA is offering a Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor workshop in Brunswick, Georgia. Instructor Nancy Jones will cover these topics:

 

  • EPIRBs, Signal Flares, and MAYDAY Calls

  • Man Overboard Recovery

  • Firefighting

  • Flooding & Damage Control

  • Dewatering Pumps

  • Immersion Suits and PFDs

  • Emergency Drills

  • Helicopter Rescue

  • Life Rafts

  • Abandon Ship Procedures

  • ​Cold-Water Survival Skills

  • In-the Water Practice Session

 

This course meets the US Coast Guard training requirements for drill conductors on documented commercial fishing vessels operating beyond the federal boundary line. The workshop is offered at no cost to commercial fishermen thanks to support from the U.S. Coast Guard and NIOSH.

 

Get the training you need to survive emergencies at sea!

Brunswick, GA - F/V Drill Conductor Workshop

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