life vest


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Noun1.life 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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Neither the driver nor the passenger was wearing a life vest.
Pangatlo, bakit may kwento ang ilang pasahero na wala silang life vest?" she asked.
They said the investigations were continuing and were 'appealing to the general public during this summer season and while enjoying our waters/beaches, to properly supervise young children and young adults who are unable to swim or are not strong swimmers and to always wear a life vest'.
SUMMER BOATING SAFETY: Sizing your Child's Life Vest
At the end of this story, Black Bear is wearing her life vest ready to embark on her next adventure.
Another, when asked to choose between Digong and GMA as worthy to have the last life vest to survive a sinking ship, he said, 'The life vest is for me!'
The main reasons of the water accidents include poor knowledge of and failure to follow water safety rules including swimming beyond buoys, absence of life vest during swimming, drunk swimming, swimming in unauthorized places, irresponsible attitude of parents to children, Col.
It can accommodate a total of 275 passengers divided among business class, premium economy and sundeck economy areas, with each seat equipped with life vest. Its ramp and safety life raft can immediately deploy in case of emergency, complete with luminous signs in entry and exit points.
For the A340-300, life vest inspection times previously took 5 hours and such inspections were done every 3 months with 6 months anticipation on replacement of the Life Vest.
Travel Business Review-July 6, 2018-Air Tahiti installs RFID tags on life vest with EAM technology
While the works may recall the vests worn by suicide bombers, the ambiguous title adds a different valence--the life vest can be seen as a symbol of hope.