Lifejacket Upkeep

Thursday 6 October 2022
Dr Paul Luckin, AMSA’s survivability expert, on the importance of lifejackets.
Dr Paul Luckin

There are a number of things you can do to service and care for your lifejacket, including regular checks and maintenance, proper storage and ensuring you have one for every passenger on your vessel. But if you aren’t wearing it when an emergency occurs, it is very unlikely it will save your life. 

We spoke with AMSA survival expert Dr Paul Luckin to learn more about lifejacket essentials. 

For more information, read our National Standard for Commercial Vessels (NSCV) guidance article.