Safety Aloft- In Theory and In Practice
Presenter: Captain Rick Miller
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
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