Pool Safety – Pets Drown Too!

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Last summer we got wind of a tragic story of a pet who drowned at a pool party after being let out from containment. Although this was an isolated incident, this type of situation happens all over the United States and we know that this is being under-reported. The dog … Continue reading

For drowning victims, CPR sooner is better!

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During the last few days we have been monitoring a story that suggests that for lifeguards, administering CPR sooner rather than later especially in the open water setting and on a boat is crucial to positive patient outcomes.  Another key is to ventilate sooner rather than perform CPR only. Fortunately … Continue reading

CPR Parties – Hottest Trend Offering Alternative

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For many who have taken CPR classes in the past know how boring and sometimes stale it can be making it hard to stay awake. Well, Golden State Lifeguards has decided to raise the bar once again. We are not afraid to go outside of the box to introduce new … 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

Lifeguard/Medics, Not Just For Pool Parties!

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In response to our aggressive marketing and public relations initiatives, many event professionals are realizing that lifeguard/medics are not just for pool parties. In fact lifeguard/medics can be utilized in other ways during the off season here in Southern California. Well, let’s face it…pool season is year round in Southern … Continue reading

Lifeguard Calls 911 Instead Of Reviving Drowning Victim

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On June 25th, we were made aware of an incident involving lifeguards employed by USA Pool Management based in Georgia. What we heard and now what we have read is a very disturbing incident that could have turned tragic for the parents and the drowning victim had it not been … Continue reading