Accession Number:

AD0684040

Title:

A REPORT ON A STUDY OF PERSONNEL FLOTATION DEVICES.

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

BOOZ-ALLEN APPLIED RESEARCH INC BETHESDA MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1969-01-16

Pagination or Media Count:

180.0

Abstract:

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

Subject Categories:

  • Marine Engineering
  • Safety Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE