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Sea Safety message February 2013. - Exmouth RNLI Lifeboat
Lifejackets save lives – all the evidence indicates that a correctly fitted lifejacket will significantly improve your chances of survival if the unforeseen or unfortunate occurs. Not only will a lifejacket keep you afloat and allow you to adopt the HELP position that minimises heat loss (Heat Escape Lessening Position), it should turn an unconscious casualty to keep the airway above the water, writes Peter Williams.