“Wear It” Lifejacket campaign kicks off National Safe Boating Week

"Wear It" Lifejacket campaign kicks off National Safe Boating Week
Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day file photo courtesy of Coast Guard MSU Pittsburgh. CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard Ninth District will be supporting Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day on Friday. The annual event, hosted by the National Safe Boating Council (NSBC) serves as a fun, educational element just prior to National Safe Boating Week, May 19-25, the official launch of the 2018 Safe Boating Campaign....

Coast Guard encourages public to take part in Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day

Coast Guard encourages public to take part in Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard encourages the public to participate in Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day, Friday. In 2011, the Coast Guard counted 4588 accidents that involved 758 deaths, 3,081 injuries and approximately $52 million dollars of damage to property as a result of recreational boating accidents. “Today’s life jackets are comfortable, stylish and easy to wear. In fact, they don’t...