More fishermen using personal flotation devices; still room for improvement

Commercial fishing has been getting safer as more people heading to sea are willing to wear personal flotation devices, says a fishing safety consultant with the Workers’ Compensation Board of Nova Scotia. “Most folks are doing a good job,” says Tommy Harper. He was in Eastern Passage on Thursday, leading a man-overboard exercise for fishermen and an education session on personal flotation devices. Read the rest here 22:32