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VIDEO: Free fall to safety

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Maersk Training, a company that provides safety and survival and operational training for industries that include maritime, oil and gas, wind and cranes, has installed a new free-fall lifeboat simulator at its facility in Esbjerg, Denmark.

The simulator is used to provide students with the knowledge and skill to launch a free-fall lifeboat safely.

This video from Maersk has more:

Students employ the simulator in a three-day class that includes training in the use of a lifeboat or rescue boat and the proper way to launch an emergency craft. They also learn about the equipment on a rescue boat, how to recognize different types of emergencies and how to take charge in dangerous situations.