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Man overboard drills planned for local lobster fishermen

Lobster fishermen are starting a new season and the Fisheries Safety Association hopes they will start some new safety habits too. Stewart Franck, executive director of the association will be visiting local wharfs in the run up to the opening of LFAs 33 and 34 to talk to fishermen about safety. “We’re talking to a lot of people about PFDs,” he says. “But the PFDs are just a proxy to open dialogue on a whole bunch of stuff like emergency plans and drills and health and safety committees.” [email protected]’wester  16:01