News Release


April 6, 2017

CONTACT: Sarah Fisken, 206-543-1225 or

PHOTOS: available upon request

Learn Marine First Aid in Seattle, June 5

Be safe on the water!

Washington Sea Grant and the Port of Seattle Fishermen’s Terminal are co-sponsoring a Coast Guard-approved First Aid at Sea course on Monday, June 5 in Seattle.

Topics covered include CPR, patient assessment, hypothermia, cold water, near drowning, shock, trauma, burns, fractures, choking, immobilization and essentials for first-aid kits.

When: Monday, June 5, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Where: Nordby Conference Room, Nordby Building, Fishermen’s Terminal, Seattle

Fee: $100 ($50 for commercial fishermen)

To register or for more information, contact Sarah Fisken at Washington Sea Grant, 206.543.1225, or


Washington Sea Grant, based at the University of Washington, helps people and marine life thrive through research, technical expertise and education supporting the responsible use and conservation of coastal ecosystems. The National Sea Grant College Program is part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce.

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