life vest

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: vest - life preserver consisting of a sleeveless jacket of buoyant or inflatable designlife vest - life preserver consisting of a sleeveless jacket of buoyant or inflatable design
flotation device, life preserver, preserver - rescue equipment consisting of a buoyant belt or jacket to keep a person from drowning
air jacket, Mae West - an inflatable life jacket
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Soon, passengers were grabbing life vests, Castro said.
The FAA in June issued a Special Airworthiness Information Bulletin (SAIB CE-19-11) regarding an airworthiness concern involving Eastern Aero Marine (EAM) Worldwide's Infant Life Vests Model EAM-IN-V20L8, P0640-XXX.
Ash, 46, from Derbyshire, said: "We were just floating in the ocean with rubber rings and life vests. We all linked arms so we didn't get swept away.
Free training will be provided and life vests handed out to fishermen working in the North Sea and other parts of the country.
SEA disaster investigators have made a desperate plea for fishermen to wear life vests.
He also said the passengers were all wearing their life vests, which helped save their lives.
Life vests, fire extinguishers, flotation devices that can be thrown in the water, and proper lighting are a few essentials for recreation in a pool or lake, but some people are not aware of one of the most-dangerous and life-threatening hazards that can kill swimmers without warning.
Mrs Coleman, whose inlaws were also killed, claimed the captain said they did not need life vests.
Anuar also said both the victim's mother and the jet ski operator escaped injuries, and that all of them were wearing life vests at the time of the incident.
Donning their life vests, the group went out to sea on a motorised rowing boat owned by Fin - who works as the coxswain for Boulmer Lifeboat - followed by Callum and Connor in their kayaks.
Balilo advised those traveling by boat to wear life vests before they leave the port.