Personal Floatation Device definition

Personal Floatation Device means a lifejacket or a buoyancy aid of at least 150N or a wearable buoyancy device of at least 50N that provides buoyancy in the water and is intended to be constantly worn in the case of falling overboard, rather than for intentionally entering the water or survival craft during an abandon ship scenario;
Personal Floatation Device means a wearable flotation device classified and approved by the United States Coast Guard which is in such a condition that it is fit for its intended purpose, bears a legibly marked United States Coast Guard approval number, and is of an appropriate size for the person who intends to use it.
Personal Floatation Device means a Canadian Approved device designed to keep a person afloat in the water without or with little effort or motion.

Examples of Personal Floatation Device in a sentence

  • A 3rd Class Swimmer is described as a person who can stay afloat and survive without the use of a Personal Floatation Device (PFD) in open water under optimum conditions long enough to be rescued in a man-over-board situation.

  • There should be one Personal Floatation Device (PFD) for each person.

  • Violation of not having a Personal Floatation Device (PFD) on children under the age of 13 while aboard a vessel.

  • Always wear approved Personal Floatation Device (PFD) when operating in water or on ice.

  • All paddlers must bring along a white light (a headlamp is good), a whistle (a pealess one is best) and must wear a PFD (Personal Floatation Device aka life jacket).

  • No watercraft operator under age 19, unaccompanied by an adult shall permit any child under the age of five (5) years in a watercraft unless the child is wearing a U.S. Coast Guard approved vest (Type I, II, or III) Personal Floatation Device and said vest is properly secured.

  • You are responsible for bringing your own Personal Floatation Device for each team member.

  • I also agree to wear my Personal Floatation Device (PFD) at all times while on the water.

  • Each person must have and wear a Coast Guard approved Personal Floatation Device (PFD).

  • Additional Personal Floatation Device (PFD) Requirements for Vessels Carrying Passengers for Hire.


More Definitions of Personal Floatation Device

Personal Floatation Device means a buoyancy device, life preserver, buoyant vest, ring buoy, or buoy cushion that is designed to float a person in the water and that is approved by the Parks and Recreation Commission.
Personal Floatation Device means an approved device that is capable of keeping a worker’s head above water without effort by the worker.

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