NASBLA Roundtable

Advice needed RE fitting PFDs during COVID

  • 1.  Advice needed RE fitting PFDs during COVID

    Posted 10 days ago
    As shops are re-opening, how are people assuring a good fit for a PFD? We have the cleaning guidelines that were developed on this site. Are retailers using a 72hr wait time between devices, or saying people cannot try on PFDs at all before buying? Thank you.

    US Coast Guard: COVID Guidelines for Cleaning Your PFD

    COVID-19 VIRUS: CLEANING AND STORING YOUR PFD

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    COVID-19 VIRUS: CLEANING AND STORING YOUR PFD
    The Life Jacket Association (LJA) provides the following guidance. For more information on the LJA please visit their website at www.lifejacketassociation.org If you think your product has been exposed to a virus, clean as recommended by the manufacturer and then let dry in warm, low humidity environment for at least 72 hours before reuse.
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    https://www.uscgboating.org/multimedia/news-detail.php?id=533



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    Rebecca Weil
    Northeast Center for Occupational Health and Safety
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