UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant offered free safety courses for commercial fishermen in partnership with the Alaska Marine Safety Education Association.

Nine people attended Drill Conductor Safety Training, which covered emergency drills and rescue skills; 11 attended Upright and Watertight: Fishing Vessel Stability Awareness and Damage Control for Commercial Fishermen; and, eight attended Strains, Sprains and Pains: Ergonomic Injury Prevention for Commercial Fishermen.