Tag: Safety

  • ABBRA Offers Marine Equipment Operator Training Super Session Safety Seminars for Forklift & Straddlelift at IBEX 2014 on September 29th

    Fort Lauderdale, FL_ September 8, 2014 –The American Boat Builders & Repairers Association (ABBRA), the national marine industry trade group of boatyards, boat builders and product supply and service companies is offering its Marine Equipment Operator Training (MEOT) for forklift and straddlelift operators on September 29th as one of the IBEX 2014 Super Sessions. The… Continue reading

  • ABYC Steps Up Electric Shock Drowning Prevention Efforts

    March 24, 2014, Annapolis, MD: The American Boat & Yacht Council’s Foundation (ABYC) is partnering with the Energy Education Council’s Safe Electricity “Teach Learn Care TLC” campaign to help prevent Electric Shock Drowning (ESD). The safety messages include proper maintenance of your boat’s electrical system and safe actions in the water. Thanks to a grant… Continue reading

  • NFPA 33 Update: New Standard Set to be Published in 2015

    Via Soundings Trade Only– The National Fire Protection Committee on Spray Finishing, the National Marine Manufacturers Association and the Lauderdale Marine Center approved a new standard that reduces the risks involved in spray-painting large objects, including yachts in temporary membrane enclosures. Such enclosures are used in the marine industry for the painting of yachts that… Continue reading

  • Members in the News: Morris Yachts Receives Safety Honor

    Morris Yachts recently received the Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) Award from the Maine Commissioner of Labor. The SHARP Award recognizes businesses that voluntarily undertake a rigorous safety program.  Read more about their achievement over at Soundings Trade Only.  Congratulations, Morris Yachts! Continue reading