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

El Nino And The Homeless

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One of the problems we have been pondering as of late is something we have not been hearing enough about by our city elected officials in terms of El Nino rains and flooding affecting the homeless encampments in many of the flood control channels and riverbeds throughout the region. As … 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