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Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor Course


May 4, 2024


7:45AM to 8:00PM



USGS Station Los Angles

USGS Station Los Angles / Long Beach 1001 S. Seaside Ave, San Pedro, California 90731


Free for commercial fisherman, 225 for all others


Richard Ullrich


AMSEA is conducting a Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor class in San Pedro, California. This course is offered FREE to commercial fishermen thanks to support from NIOSH, the U.S. Coast Guard, 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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