Tag Archives: PFDs

USCG guidelines for PFD decontamination

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Because questions about how to decontaminate your personal flotation device are surfacing, the U.S. Coast Guard has posted recreational life jacket Decontamination Guidance on their website www.uscgboating.org. If you think your product has been exposed to a virus, clean as recommended by the manufacturer and then let dry in warm, low humidity environment for at least 72 hours before reuse. ...

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Weekly 5: Bill Yeargin on Manufacturing Day

The BI Weekly 5 is a collection of tips, news and data affecting the boating industry this week. Be sure to look for the BI Weekly 5 every week on BoatingIndustry.com. 1. Bill Yeargin on Manufacturing Day October 7 will be Manufacturing Day and Bill Yeargin, Correct Craft president and CEO, is urging those in the industry to participate, as ...

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Weekly 5: GOP will try to block overtime rule

The BI Weekly 5 is a collection of tips, news and data affecting the boating industry this week. Be sure to look for the BI Weekly 5 every week on BoatingIndustry.com. 1. GOP will try to block overtime rule The Obama administration's plans to overhaul the nation's overtime rules have generated plenty of controversy since being finalized in May. Now, ...

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BoatUS life jacket design competition winners announced

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The winners of the 2015 “Innovation in Life Jacket Design Competition” were announced today at the International Boat Builders Exhibition and Conference in Louisville. Sponsored by the BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water and the Personal Floatation Device Manufacturers Association (PFDMA), a team of five judges from the boating, paddling and life jacket manufacturing industry ...

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