Southern Shrimp Alliance

Drill Conductor Workshop Brunswick, GA

February 10th, 2017

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F/V Drill Conductor Workshops in Brunswick, GA

Get the training you need to survive emergencies at sea!

AMSEA and Georgia Sea Grant are conducting a ten-hour Drill Conductor workshop in Brunswick, GA. The workshop is free to commercial fishermen thanks to support from the U.S. Coast Guard and NIOSH. The cost $175 for all others.

This course meets the US Coast Guard training requirements for drill conductors on documented commercial fishing vessels operating beyond the federal boundary line. Register online or call (907) 747-3287.

Instructor Nancy Jones will cover these topics:

  • EPIRBs, Flares, and MAYDAYs
  • Man Overboard Recovery
  • Firefighting
  • Immersion Suits and PFDs
  • Emergency Drills
  • Helicopter Rescue
  • Life Rafts
  • Abandon Ship Procedures
  • Cold-Water Survival Skills
  • In-the Water Practice Session

The location for the workshop is the UGA Marine Extension & Sea Grant College Program Fisheries Building, 715 Bay Street, Brunswick, GA 31520  Map