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Rescue personnel should wear the following personal protective equipment (PPE):

  • Don and secure an appropriately sized U.S. Coast Guard–approved PFD with attached whistle, knife, and two locking carabineers.
  • Wear a helmet designed for water rescue applications with an attached waterproof light source and reflective tape.
Water rescuer with PPE
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