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2014-02-26 23:32:04

The popular lifeguard supply company, Lifeguard Master, has recently released a new line of life jackets. These life jackets are easy to put on and are essential for boats, rough waters, and beginner swimmers. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Many areas require life jackets when on a boat or in the water. Due to some areas having currents being able to pull someone underneath the water, having a life jacket on for the most simple of tasks can be beneficial and end up saving...

2013-04-17 23:02:15

The calendar says it's Spring, but due to cooler than normal temperatures, the water is very cold. Madison, Wisconsin (PRWEB) April 17, 2013 Cold weather safety for paddlers must be more than an afterthought. Dressing for cold water is paramount. "A prepared paddler is going to be dressing for the temperature of the water, not the air temperature," said Darren Bush, owner of Rutabaga Paddlesports. "Water can pull heat away from your body 25 times faster than air of the same temperature....

2012-08-09 10:20:30

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Aug. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A portion of personal flotation devices (PFDs) of the 2010 product year 198RT, lot 17192B098 (USCG Approval 160.055/153/0) and potentially 2010 product year 160RT, lot 168032C60 (USCG Approval 160.055/196/0) employ an elongated spring-loaded tab in the snap-hook which makes it difficult to close and properly don the vest. Out of an abundance of caution we are notifying the public to provide guidance on how to remedy the situation. We...

2012-07-25 06:23:08

FREMONT, Mich., July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Thanks in part to one of the hottest summers in recent memory, Michigan boaters have taken to the state's numerous waterways in record numbers. And while it may be true that there are few better ways to beat the heat then a trip on the waves, with so many inexperienced boaters on the water accidents are much more likely to occur. "Every boater, no matter their experience or skill level, should be taking precautions to ensure the safety of all...

2012-07-10 02:31:42

ORLANDO, Fla., July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ICAST 2012 (Booth 813) -- LifeProof, the award-winning maker of all-protective, everyday cases for smartphones and tablets, today announced the launch of the new LifeProof LifeJacket. Made from high-density foam, the LifeJacket is designed for anyone that uses their iPhone in the water or is looking for increased drop protection. Now swimmers, fishermen, mountain climbers, construction workers, and parents can take their iPhone into extreme...

2012-05-21 02:20:33

SHARON CENTER, Ohio, May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Survitec Group is delighted to announce it has agreed to an initial equipment order worth over $25 million to supply Submarine Escape Immersion Equipment (SEIE) to the US Navy. This firmly places Survitec's RFD Beaufort Mk11 suit as the only technically acceptable product to meet the strict US Navy requirements for product quality and submariner safety. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120521/NY08576 ) The initial order...

2012-05-16 02:20:15

The May long weekend provides a timely opportunity to prevent boating fatalities through better preparation, says BOATERexam.com OTTAWA, May 16, 2012 /CNW/ - Every year more than 100 Canadians die while boating, with the period between May and August accounting for the majority of drowning fatalities. With boating season fast approaching, now is the time to get prepared before heading out on the water. "The majority of boating accidents can be prevented with a few simple...

2012-05-07 06:27:27

WASHINGTON, May 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The unofficial "kickoff" to summer is only a few weeks away. While we hope everyone has fun this coming Memorial Day weekend, the nation's emergency physicians want everyone to stay safe and out of the ER. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100616/DC22034LOGO-d) "Fun in the sun, by the pool, on a boat or at a barbeque can quickly send you to the emergency department if you don't plan ahead or use common safety sense," said Dr....

2012-05-04 23:01:42

National Safe Boating Week, held May 19-25, 2012, is a great time for boaters to get their education certificate or boating license by taking a boating safety course at http://www.boat-ed.com. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) May 04, 2012 National Safe Boating Week, held May 19-25, 2012, is a great time to reflect on the fact that the United States has seen a steady decline in boating fatalities since President Eisenhower proclaimed the week in 1958. It´s also an opportunity to help boaters learn...

2011-02-09 08:00:00

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- UL, a world leader in advancing safety, today announced UL International (UK) Ltd. (UL UK) has been appointed as a notified body to the European Personal Protective Equipment Directive (PPE). UL UK is now notified as a testing and certification organization for personal flotation devices (PFD) including life jackets, vests, seat cushions, deck suits and all other flotation devices. The company can now offer CE Marking services for...