A REPORT ON A STUDY OF PERSONNEL FLOTATION DEVICES.
BOOZ-ALLEN APPLIED RESEARCH INC BETHESDA MD
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The purpose of the study was to analyze the performance requirements of personnel flotation devices, to survey and evaluate the state of technologies related to personnel flotation devices, and to make recommendations based on the preceding activities. Emphasis was placed on the problems and requirements for personnel flotation devices in recreational boating. The reason for this emphasis was that both the total number of fatalities and the rate of increase in facilities related to recreational boating far exceeded those related to any other area. Author
- Marine Engineering
- Safety Engineering