Sea World Adds Safety Vest for Trainers
After much-publicized negative feedback from a whale trainer’s death as well as an enlightening documentary, Sea World is taking some positive action.
Inflatable safety vests are now required if a trainer is near killer whales on the premises.
The vest weighs five pounds, is made of nylon, and has a tube connecting to an oxygen tank that fits in a pouch in the back.
It took three years to invent with the help of trainers, engineers and safety experts.
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