Only two out of every 10 boats that leave Port Harcourt to Abonema or Okrika ensure passengers wear life jackets
Also featured are valuable tips for ensuring selection of the best life jacket
But there's an even bigger hole in the life jacket
Gerard, who has been a fisherman for more than 30 years, said he only started wearing a life jacket
after he took part in a BIM safety course in December 2014.
Experts argue that fake life jackets
selling at low prices are the primary reason for the high number of deaths at sea.
are mandatory for sports adventure companies offering tourists rides on boats.
"(But) we have kids and families without life jackets
. This is a very sad sight.
Individual stations have been given a fundraising target, depending on the number of life jackets
that are likely to be needed, and already the local fundraising teams are busy planning events.
It is just tragic and unnecessary because it could have been avoided if he'd worn a life jacket
STURBRIDGE - It was supposed to be a simple ceremony in which children's life jackets
were to be donated to the town's day camp in memory of a young boy who drowned there last summer.
A helicopter flies in firefighters to battle the blaze on the Calypso yesterday' Passengers in life jackets
assemble on deck
don't work unless you wear them." states John Drengenberg, manager of Consumer Affairs for Underwriters Laboratories Inc., Northbrook III., an independent.
"I've sold literally thousands of Life Jackets
to law enforcement officers in this area," Roy said.
He said they tried to put on their life jackets
before deciding to try to reach the surface.