life jacket

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Synonyms for life jacket

life preserver consisting of a sleeveless jacket of buoyant or inflatable design

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Dale led a three-year charge to award Lambert a lifesaving medal, not only to recognize what he called "an amazing story about an amazing person," but also to highlight the importance of life jackets.
Raleigh, NC, February 23, 2018 --( The United States Power Squadrons[R] (USPS) announces the debut of its streaming media video "Life Jackets for Children" on America's Boating Channel[TM], which can be found online at and as a free mobile app available at Apple's App Store and Google Play.
They urged caution when engaging in hazardous activities, particularly in water, and advised the public to always wear life jackets.
Canine life jackets are typically used for the same reasons that a personal flotation device (PFD) would be used for a child.
During the operation it was determined that Syrian workers also work in the atelier were unlicensed life jackets are produced.
If that user --perhaps a sailor, member of a coast guard or police officer who works near a dock--falls into a body of water, the life jacket will automatically inflate, Simmons said.
A USB connector even turns the Life Jacket into a charger for any smartphone or device with or without AC power--and, because it's from Altec Lansing, the Life Jacket packs an audio punch with aptX CD-quality audio and dual 2.5-inch Neodymium drivers with passive radiator.
The condition and safety standards of the boat were criticised in a report, but Mr Robertson was not wearing a life jacket and his body was never recovered.
The brief from Columbia Pictures was to produce a lightweight life jacket in military green colours.
A man whose son drowned in a boat tragedy is backing a move to make it illegal to sail in Scottish waters without a life jacket.
Unfortunately he fell off and besides wearing the life jacket, he started drowning.
A FOUR-YEAR-OLD girl rescued from a boat had no life jacket.
A study published online in November in the Journal of Public Health Policy found that the overall rate of life jacket use was about 22 percent, but there were sharp differences by age and boat types.
There are two types of life jacket for all-weather and inshore lifeboats, incorporating the latest materials.
For every copy of the book sold on the night, pounds 1 will be donated to the life jacket fund.