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Public Review of Boating Incident Investigation Standards – Open through April 1, 2022

By Taylor Matsko posted 03-01-2022 08:29 AM

  
Public Review of Boating Incident Investigation Standards – Open through April 1, 2022

Recreational Boating Incident Standards of Investigation are for use in curriculum development and training of recreational boating incident investigators in the U.S. States, Territories, and District of Columbia. These Standards provide commonality for recreational boat incident investigations, general vessel terminology, navigation rules and regulations, environmental distractions, witness interviews, collision dynamics, evidence collection and preservation, diagramming, and report writing, including adherence to definitions and detail in the incident narrative with particular focus on human factor causal elements. Standards are developed with the intention to be recognized as the industry standard.
 
A draft standard, produced by the Boating Incident Investigation Standard Workgroup under funding from a U.S. Coast Guard National Nonprofit grant, is now open for public review.
 
The 30-day public review period closes April 1, 2022. To download a copy of the draft standard, or to submit a comment, visit the Boating Incident Investigation Project on EZ-ESP at https://esp.nasbla.org/esp/. (Note: For security and standards-development purposes, registration is required to access the Boating Incident Investigation Standard project posted on EZ-ESP. Follow the information posted. No sale or marketing use of registration information is allowed.)
 
If you have questions or would like additional information, please contact Matt Majors or Pamela Dillon.
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