Preservers are items of primary importance for survival and are
attached to the vest by a strap assembly. Life preservers are
inflated by pulling downward and slightly outward on the lanyards
that extend from the lower front corner of each container. If they
fail to inflate with this method, they can be inflated orally as follows:
Make sure that the inflator levers are locked in the full
open position. If not in this position, cells can leak through the
Inflate the preservers through the oral inflation valve.
Do not attempt to close inflator levers after inflation.
After inflation, connect the cells with the adjustable
hook and pile tape connectors provided.
Keep life preservers on at all times after! boarding the