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SOS delivers purpose built flood relief lifejackets SES

'SOS Water Rescue Lifejacket'    AIMEX ©    Click Here to view large photo
Australian manufacturer, SOS Marine has delivered 2000 life jackets to the New South Wales (NSW) State Emergency Services (SES) to be used in Flood Relief Operations.

SOS Marine has worked with the SES for the past two years on design and development of these purpose designed lifejackets.

An SOS spokesperson quoted 'there is no other jacket in the world that is designed specifically for flood relief operations'.

SOS Marine is planning to introduce the Flood Relief Jacket to the Northern hemisphere market in June.

This high visibility and close fitting vest is made of woven fabric air textured material which allows the body to breath. The outer material is water resistant and excellent for UV protection.

The SOS Water Rescue Vest contains extra flotation to combat reduced buoyancy in turbulent water.

The vest has two webbing D rings permanently attached to the bottom of the lifejacket for attaching accessories with several pockets allowing rescue swimmers to safely and quickly reach victims in moving water this includes an over the shoulder cowtail aiding in self rescue.

Pockets are provided to stow first aid supplies, radio, epirb and personal items. It is fitted with a pea-less whistle.

An integrated structural harness with front and back protective plates and single piece over-the-shoulder foam design provide extra strength, structural integrity and body protection.

The SOS Vest has a heavy duty zipper fastened at the front an adjustable waist belt to provide a secure fit and prevent ride up with a quick release belt to help the rescuer to escape dangerous situations. Fast Tabs on both shoulders act as easy attachment points for accessories.

Based in Sydney, SOS Marine manufactures purpose-made lifejackets and rescue equipment for 9 naval forces world-wide, water police and various marine industry professionals, as well as meeting the leisure industry rescue requirements.

More at www.sosmarine.com


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