Viking Lifestyle-Saving Products has produced a new lifejacket, developed to overcome longstanding security issues dealing with offshore crews and routine maintenance staff in the oil and gasoline and wind power markets.
The Viking YouSafe™ Vanguard inflatable lifejacket fulfills 275N offshore industry specifications and is SOLAS/MED-authorised and CE/ISO-accredited.
“Based on buyer feed-back, our designers continually refine our safety products on the truth that if they are not worn effectively, they won’t operate correctly,” says Bettina Kjaergaard, world-wide product supervisor at Viking.
“Compliance is a presented for the offshore industries and the Viking YouSafe Vanguard features fully analyzed and verified methods in that respect, but lifejackets are also workwear consolation and versatility aid crews and engineers stay protected as they function day-in, day-out.”
Viking claims the jacket is developed to redistribute body weight absent from the neck and shoulder space and deliver extra area for mobility, wherever consumer movements are frequently afflicted by needing to wear a helmet and communications equipment. The lifejacket also includes higher-visibility colours, a new webbing process designed for quick and intuitive donning and a comfy healthy.
“Staying at the forefront of lifejacket design and style depends on responding to unique market needs. The Viking YouSafe Vanguard demonstrates our consciousness of the tasks offshore crews experience around extended durations at sea,” continues Kjaergaard. “Body-suit, independence of movement, effectiveness in securing straps and even aesthetics effects their willingness to dress in a lifejacket adequately and stay compliant in pressure predicaments.”
The new lifejacket is developed for various jurisdictions and contains entrance and back again inspection home windows that includes single position indicators on inflator readiness to comply with the EU’s latest directive on PPE. Just about every lifejacket is supplied with its very own electronic identifier, which Viking states permits it to give full track and trace capacity and keep up to date records for servicing and replacement.