Research and analysis

Keeping safe at the coast: lifejacket wear - behavioural change

A 2009 report from a joint MCA and RNLI project, which aimed to identify the reasons why people don't wear lifejackets.


MCA lifejacket wear: behavioural change

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This detailed report by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) and the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) looks into:

  • why people don’t wear lifejackets or buoyancy aids
  • how the safety of recreational maritime users can be improved
Published 1 May 2014