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Organizing local Programs & Services that improve the health, safety, and economic security of fishermen and their families is something we work on all year long. These Programs & Services can sometimes come together quickly, so please check back often to see what’s happening near you.

CPR / First Aid / Ergonomics - Gloucester, MA

  • Location: FPSS Gloucester, 2 Blackburn Center, Gloucester, MA, 01930
  • Date: March 29, 2019
  • Time: 10:00am - 02:00pm

FIRST RESPONDERS CAN PLAY A VITAL ROLE IN A MEDICAL EMERGENCY

Fishing Partnership is pleased to offer CPR/1st Aid & Ergonomics training and, to support our communities, we are presenting Opioid Awareness training.

There is a materials fee of $25.00 for this course, payable via exact cash or check on the day of the seminar. Opioid Awareness training is FREE.

Ergonomics is the science of adapting workstations, tools, equipment, and work methods for more efficient, comfortable and error-free use by humans. This special course was designed especially for commercial fishermen. Learn how to improve your ergonomics on your fishing vessel! You will learn ways to reduce pain and injury to your body through more efficient work practices (efficiency = more fish!).

We hope you can join us for this comprehensive program!

For more information or to register, please contact Nina Groppo at 978-282-4847, or register below.

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CPR/First Aid Training - Sandwich, MA

  • Location: 20 Main Street, Sandwich, MA, 02563
  • Date: April 05, 2019
  • Time: 09:00am - 01:00pm

FIRST RESPONDERS CAN PLAY A VITAL ROLE IN A MEDICAL EMERGENCY

Fishing Partnership is pleased to offer CPR/1st Aid & Ergonomics training and, to support our communities, we are presenting Opioid Awareness training.

There is a materials fee of $25.00 for this course, payable via exact cash or check on the day of the seminar. Opioid Awareness training is FREE.

Ergonomics is the science of adapting workstations, tools, equipment, and work methods for more efficient, comfortable and error-free use by humans. This special course was designed especially for commercial fishermen. Learn how to improve your ergonomics on your fishing vessel! You will learn ways to reduce pain and injury to your body through more efficient work practices (efficiency = more fish!).

We hope you can join us for this comprehensive program!

For more information or to register for the course, please contact Lori Caron at 781-635-0011, or register below.

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Safety & Survival Training - USCG Station Jones Beach, Freeport, NY

  • Location: USCG Station Jones Beach, 1 West End Boat Basin, Freeport, NY, 11520
  • Date: April 11, 2019
  • Time: 08:00am - 04:00pm

UPDATE
Due to a scheduling conflict, the date of this Training is now April 11th

These free hands-on trainings are sponsored by Fishing Partnership Support Services and conducted by Coast Guard-Accepted Marine Safety Instructors.

The one-day program includes:

  • On-board firefighting
  • Flooding & pump operations
  • Flares & EPIRBS
  • Survival suits
  • Life raft equipment
  • Man-overboard procedures
  • First aid

If you have a survival suit, please bring it.

Lunch is provided!

This training is supported by the U.S. Coast Guard and the Massachusetts Fishermen’s Partnership (MFP).

For more information, please contact Morgan Eldredge at 508-237-9402, or register below.

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Drill Conductor Certification - USCG Station Jones Beach, Freeport, NY

  • Location: USCG Station Jones Beach, 1 West End Boat Basin, Freeport, NY, 11520
  • Date: April 12, 2019
  • Time: 08:00am - 03:00pm

UPDATE
Due to a scheduling conflict, the date of this Training is now April 12th

This course meets the Drill Conductor certification requirements of 46 CFR 28.270. To register for this training, you must have completed our Safety and Survival Training* course within the past year.

Upon completion of the Drill Conductor course, you will be prepared and certified to conduct emergency drills. Commercial fishing vessels operating beyond three nautical miles are required to conduct these drills on a monthly basis.

  • Man Overboard
  • Fire
  • Damage Control
  • Abandon Ship

The one-day training involves an Emergency Procedures classroom session in the morning, and an On-board Drills session (aboard a local vessel) in the afternoon.

*Safety & Survival Training is a pre-requisite of Drill Conductor Certification

For more information please contact Morgan Eldredge at 508-237-9402, or register below.

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Safety & Survival Training - Newburyport, MA

  • Location: USCG Station, 65 Water Street, Newburyport, MA, 01950
  • Date: April 24, 2019
  • Time: 08:00am - 04:00pm

These free hands-on trainings are sponsored by Fishing Partnership Support Services and conducted by Coast Guard-Accepted Marine Safety Instructors.

The one-day program includes:

  • On-board firefighting
  • Flooding & pump operations
  • Flares & EPIRBS
  • Survival suits
  • Life raft equipment
  • Man overboard procedures
  • First aid

If you have a survival suit, please bring it.

Lunch is provided!

This training is supported by the U.S. Coast Guard and the Massachusetts Fishermen’s Partnership (MFP).

For more information, please contact Lori Caron at 781-635-0011 or register below.

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