Life buoy

Md Shahudin, Shamil Najmy and Zainal, Abdul Rahem and Othman, Siti Amira (2020) Life buoy. In: Personal protective equipment. Penerbit UTHM, UTHM, pp. 102-106. ISBN 978-967-2916-98-7

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A lifebuoy such as figure 1, or we can call as ring buoy, lifering, lifesaver, life donut, life preserver or lifebelt, also known as a "perry buoy", or "kisby ring". The "kisby ring", or sometimes will be call "Kisbie ring", is thought to be named after Thomas Kisbee (1792–1877) who was a British naval officer. Lifebuoy is a lifesaving buoy designed to save someone in the water. It also can provide buoyancy and prevent drowning. To improve aid rescue at night, mostly lifebuoys are fitted with one or more seawater-activated lights.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: T Technology > TS Manufactures
Divisions: Faculty of Applied Science and Technology > Department of Physics and Chemistry
Depositing User: Mr. Abdul Rahim Mat Radzuan
Date Deposited: 19 Jan 2022 00:59
Last Modified: 19 Jan 2022 00:59

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