Safety Under Sail Forum: Safety Aloft Session

Safety Aloft- In Theory and In Practice

Updated 2.14.2013

Presenter:  Captain Rick Miller

Click here for the presentation
Click here for the MOU handout
Click here for the Fall From Aloft Calculator (Excel)
Click here for the Safety at Sea Studies

Session Description: A comprehensive look at fall prevention and protection from the rigging.  Topics will include equipment, physics; forces generated in a fall, policies and practice, and fall protection in other industries. This will be an interactive session to advance the safety of our crew and students aloft.

Biography of Speaker:

Captain Rick Miller

Captain Rick Miller
Captain Rick Miller

Assistant Professor of Marine Transportation; Captain, Schooner Bowdoin; Captain/Chief Mate, Sea Education Assoc. SSV Robert Seamans & SSV Corwith Cramer; Faculty Training Officer, Barque Elissa; Captain/Chief Mate, Ocean Classroom Foundation; Captain/Port Captain, World Ocean School; Director of Sea Programs, Hurricane Island Outward Bound School; Relief Captain/Mate, Penobscot Bay Pilot Boat; Yacht Delivery; Commercial Fishing


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