ABYC, USCG to host free risk mitigation webinar

Published On: March 28, 2024Categories: Industry News, News

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) and American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) will host the free online webinar “Don’t be a Statistic: Data Saves Lives” on May 1, 2024, from 2:00-3:30 p.m. EDT.

The webinar is part of the Risk Mitigation Series, now in its sixth session, which aims to enhance safety and compliance within the marine industry. The upcoming webinar will focus on how boating incidents are reported, recorded and categorized, and how that data informs standards and regulations. The session will feature insights from the ABYC technical team and the USCG, including findings from a USCG-commissioned study on the safety of boats built to ABYC standards.

The webinar agenda includes:

  • Industry Update from the USCG–Jeff Ludwig, USCG
  • What Gets Reported to the US Coast Guard?–Tamara Terry, Ohio Department of Natural Resources
  • Reportable vs. Non-Reportable Accidents–Susan Webber, USCG
  • A Look at the Data: Are Boats Built to ABYC Standards Safer?–Meghan Sheahan, Industrial Economics
  • The Role of Standards in Safety–Craig Scholten, Brian Goodwin, ABYC

To register for the free webinar, click here.