Accession Number : ADA193033

Title :   Marine Accident Investigation Manual.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Oct 84-Dec 86,

Corporate Author : COAST GUARD WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Loeser, Robert

Report Date : DEC 1986

Pagination or Media Count : 219

Abstract : The purpose of this report is to assist those involved in conducting recreational boating accident investigations, such as the U.S. Coast Guard, state marine police, and local law enforcement officers, in determining the cause and contributing factors of an accident. The information can be used as the basis for changes in education or enforcement practices, and/or initiating legislative or regulatory action to improve boating safety. The report brings together information about the techniques and methods of conducting an in-depth boating accident investigation, and serves as a training tool for organizations involved in accident investigation.

Descriptors :   *ACCIDENT INVESTIGATIONS, *BOAT AND SHIP ACCIDENTS, COAST GUARD, EXPLOSIVES INITIATORS, LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS, LEGISLATION, MANUAL OPERATION, POLICE, TRAINING DEVICES, MARINE CORPS PERSONNEL.

Subject Categories : Safety Engineering
      Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE