Pool Lifeguards In The Crosshairs!

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Several years ago and based on the state of lifeguarding as we saw it, we predicted that pool lifeguards would be targeted for civil and/or criminal negligence. Well it seems that our prediction is coming to fruition and as proof we are monitoring a case out of Stamford, CT where… Continue reading

2016 Drowning of Murrieta Boy – Pure Negligence!

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We are officially responding to a story that was released by Jory Rand of KABC 7 news on August 31st, 2017 in regards to a drowning that occurred in Murrieta, California. Although this happened a year ago and did receive lots of media attention, a newly released video tells the… Continue reading

Orange County Sees 7 Drownings In 24 Hour Span!

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Orange County firefighter paramedics responded to one drowning and six near-drownings in less than 24 hours between early Saturday, Aug. 26 and Sunday, Aug. 27. This was an extremely busy and tragic weekend for drownings in the region. The near drownings involved four girls, ages 1 to 3;  and two… Continue reading

Shallow Water Blackout – What Is It & How To Prevent It!

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Every Summer without fail we hear reports from all over the United States of deaths attributed to Shallow Water Blackout (SWB). This is something that can be experienced by the strongest military swimmers to small children in backyard pools. This type of drowning does not discriminate and is an equal… Continue reading

Dangers of Health Clubs

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Everyday you will find crowded gyms filled with people who workout rather religiously in an effort to maintain their health or to blast their physique and you will also find many people who swim as a means for their cardio workout. This is something that will never go away! The… Continue reading

Criminal Negligence – The Coming Storm

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We follow many stories regarding drownings but this story occurred in our own backyard of Southern California. This recent story (June & July 2016) really is the one that has set us off and in ways unimaginable which will catapult us into an even more proactive position when it comes… Continue reading

How To Identify Drownings And They Are Not What They Seem!

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Drowning is the second-most common cause of accidental death in children ages 1 to 14 (just behind motor vehicle accidents). In a 2004 study by a national safety group, 90 percent of children who drowned did so while under the care of an adult or a teenager and often these… Continue reading

How to Address Water Safety With Your Kids

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Did you know that drowning is the leading cause of accidental death for children? We are presenting parents, guardians, teachers and even child care workers with this blog that will allow you to talk kids about water safety as summer is just about here which means many will be water… Continue reading

Mermaid Tails – Friend or Foe?

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Water safety is a big concern, especially during the summer months here in Southern California. Hundreds of children in the United States die each year from drowning which is preventable, many of whom would have likely described themselves as strong swimmers. So should mermaid tails that could potentially increase the… Continue reading