Life Vest Observation Materials

Observation Guide  (PDF)
Observation Training  (PPT)
Site Collection Form 1  (PDF)
Site Collection Form 2  (PDF)
Passenger Collection Sheet  (PDF)

Evaluation of Life Vest Use on Small Boats Using Direct Observation
General description of protocol for conducting life vest observation.

Life Vest Observation Training Kit

Presentation on how to conduct observations of life vest use in small boats.  To order a training kit, call Children's Resource Line at: 206-987-2500 or 866-987-2500 in Washington, Alaska, Montana or Idaho and select option #4.

Community Outreach Tools

Washington State Drowning Prevention Community Level Indicators for February 1998
Indicators to help assess drowning prevention outreach efforts.

A Community-Based Approach to Preventing Childhood Drowning
Suggestions for drowning prevention outreach.

Ideas for Drowning Prevention Coalition Projects Targeting Adolescent Drowning Risk and Prevention
Suggestions for involving youth and focusing prevention efforts.