blog_cold-waterPhoto By wili_hybridgCaptain.com, the leading website for maritime professionals posted this blog entry many months ago, and thought it was worthy enough to share here on the PC Safety Blog.

gCaptain writes:

” I’m going to come right out and tell you something that almost no one in the maritime industry understands. That includes mariners, executives, managers, insurers, dock workers, for certain – fisherman, and even many (most) rescue professionals:

It is impossible to die from hypothermia in cold water unless you are wearing flotation, because without flotation – you won’t live long enough to become hypothermic.

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