Nova Scotia to enforce mandatory life-jacket rules for fishermen

robert-culling-nate-king-fishermen-life-jacketsOfficials with Nova Scotia’s Labour Department will be hitting wharves and docks in 2016 to remind commercial fishermen that wearing a life-jacket at sea is the law in this province. “We are going to be seeing what the compliance level is and offering advice as to what they should wear, showing them the products that are out for personal floatation devices and let them know about our regulations,” said Tom LeBlanc, the department’s northern regional director.  The campaign will start on the Northumberland Strait and western Cape Breton. Read the rest here 19:53

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