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Assessment of technologies for the location of persons lost at sea in the UKCS. T.R. Wander. Offshore Technol. Rept., OTH-93--407, publ'd 1996, Health Safety Exec., HSE Books, illus., figs., tables, 129 pages, price #40. (ISBN 0--7176--1072--1).

Current safety and rescue operations are covered, and each system and technology are described, procedures, techniques, and equipment available being investigated. These comprise light systems and technologies, radio systems, and radar systems, details being included of the relevant sea trials. Also review of battery technology is appended. 28 refs.

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