PR, first aid training tailored for fishermen

It pays to play it safe. Plus, when it comes to fishing, safety may be job one before the hooks are set and the nets are cast. That sort of self-health maintenance is part of the reason tailored for fishermen is putting out the call to fishermen to sign up for a free, all-day CPR and first aid training class. The class will take place Feb. 9 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the DES Club, 133 Prospect St., Gloucester. The hands-on course will teach lifesaving skills to assess and treat injured or ill crew onboard fishing vessels before emergency personnel arrive, according to the partnership. John Roberts, director of the safety training program for the nonprofit Fishing Partnership Support Services, said he expects at least 30 fishermen to attend the training in Gloucester. more, >>click to read<< 11:06

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