Beating the Odds: A Guide to Commercial Fishing Safety 7th edn

Beating the Odds: A Guide to Commercial Fishing Safety 7th edn

Seventh Edition

Jerry Dzugan and Susan Clark Jensen

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For more than two decades, hundreds of safety trainers, including the U.S. Coast Guard, have relied on this book as their primary reference and teaching tool.

The 2018 printing has many updates. The book is useful worldwide, in warm as well as cold regions. Among other USCG-approved safety information, the book includes directions on conducting safety drills mandated by the Commercial Fishing Industry Vessel Safety Act of 1988 (P.L. 100-424).

Working at sea can be extremely hazardous, even for those with years of experience. The book tells

• How fishermen can prevent and survive accidents on board the fishing boat.

• How to prepare the vessel, maintain safety gear, and train the crew so problems don't escalate into disaster.

• Step-by-step instructions on conducting emergency drills required to meet federal requirements for crew training.

For the green crew member or experienced fisherman, Beating the Odds is an excellent and readable resource on safety and survival worldwide.

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