Understanding ISO Levels

Understanding ISO Levels

2 minutes

This chart provides information about the International Standard for Personal Flotation Devices (PFDs), outlining the various levels, intended uses, and the performance levels associated with each. 

Understanding these standards is crucial for water safety. The chart serves as a helpful guide, assisting you in choosing the appropriate PFD based on the specific water conditions you might encounter. Whether navigating calm waters, dealing with rough waves, or facing more severe conditions, making informed choices ensures the highest level of safety during all water activities. By referring to this resource, you can confidently select the right PFD that aligns with your needs and the challenges presented by different water environments. 

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