Casting a net for survival: Safety training again offered for fishermen

“More people die from slips and falls in port,” said Ted Williams of safety equipment supplier Hercules SLR Inc. in New Bedford. That’s a big change from a decade or so ago, when 27 men were lost in a one-month period, said Ed Dennehy, director of safety training at the Fishing Partnership. The safety training is getting lots of credit for turning around a bad situation.Thursday kicked off the 2015 season for the safety and survival training course that is offered free to commercial fishermen,,,  photo  Read the rest here 09:00