Life Jacket Serviceability:
To help ensure a life jacket will keep you safe, check the life jacket for serviceability before use. Buckles and zippers should be intact and working properly. If the life jacket material or straps have any rips or tears, the life jacket is no longer serviceable and should not be warn
Check if it fits!
After putting your life jacket on, test its fit by pulling up on the shoulder straps. If the life jacket can be pulled up to the top of your ears, it may need to be tightened. If the life jacket can still be pulled above your ears after you tighten the straps, you will need to get a smaller life jacket. You want the life jacket to fit snug and be comfortable.