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Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor


December 2, 2022


8:00 AM to 6:00 PM



71 Main St


$50.00 for commercial fishermen


Joe Petersen


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Washington Sea Grant and AMSEA are conducting a Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor class in LaPush, Washington. This course is offered at reduced cost to commercial fishermen thanks to support form NIOSH, the U.S. Coast Guard, Washington Sea Grant, Seattle Fishermen's Memorial Fund, and AMSEA members.

The class will cover these topics:

  • Cold-Water Survival Skills

  • EPIRBs, Signal Flares, and MAYDAY Calls

  • Man Overboard Recovery

  • Firefighting

  • Flooding & Damage Control

  • Dewatering Pumps

  • Immersion Suits and PFDs

  • Abandon Ship Procedures

  • Helicopter Rescue

  • Life Rafts

  • Emergency Procedures Drills

  • In-the-Water Skills Practice

This course meets the US Coast Guard training requirements for drill conductors on commercial fishing vessels, 46 CFR 28.270(c).

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