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

Golden State Lifeguards Officially Partners with CPSC’s Pool Safely Campaign

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GOLDEN STATE LIFEGUARDS OFFICIALLY PARTNERS WITH CPSC’s POOL SAFELY CAMPAIGN   November 17, 2015 – Woodland Hills, Calif. – Golden State Lifeguards today announced it has partnered with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission to remind every American to pool safely year-round. Drowning is the leading cause… Continue reading

Beach Safety – Head & Spinal Injury

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Most beach-related neck and spinal cord injuries are caused by the awesome strength of the ocean’s waves or by diving head first forcing a person’s neck and spine into harmful, unnatural positions or hitting the bottom. Spinal injuries can have lifelong consequences for the victim and family and once spinal… Continue reading