Free Safety & Survival Training For Commercial Fishermen: February 22nd In New Bedfor

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Free Safety & Survival Training For Commercial Fishermen: February 22nd In New Bedford
January 22, 2013 -- On Friday, February 22, 2013, free survival training for commercial fishermen will be held at the University of Massachusetts SMAST building, 706 Rodney French Blvd. in New Bedford from 7:30 AM to 3:00 PM. The hands-on training, sponsored by Fishing Partnership Support Services, is conducted by Coast Guard certified fishing vessel safety instructors.

The training program, developed by New Directions Southcoast, Inc., includes:

• On-Board Firefighting
• Man-Overboard Procedures
• Flooding & Pump Operations
• Flares & EPIRBS
• Survival Suit Deployment
• Life Raft Equipment
• Helicopter Hoist Procedures
• First Aid

The Community Nurse-Fairhaven and the New Bedford Board of Health will be offering FREE tetanus, flu and pneumonia shots for attendees and their families from 11:30 to 1:30 at the registration table.

Pre-registration for the training program is recommended.

Registration forms are available at:

• Mass Fishermen’s Partnership office at 114 MacArthur Dive, New Bedford, MA 02740



For more information, interested fishermen may email [email protected] or call 508-991-3043.

On edit - Didn't notice the dcate was for last year. The updated date is Feb 20th 2014 as per...

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