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

Dangerous Storm Moving into Southern California

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As we are preparing this blog, a dangerous storm is making its forward march into the Southern California region with as much as 2 – 10 inches of rain expected. This is a storm unlike anything we have seen since 2010 and some say as far back as 1997. There … Continue reading

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

The Dangers of Water Wings (Floaties)

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Every year in Southern California and at most children’s pool parties, there is always an abundance of small kids wearing floaties also referred to as “water wings”. Our staff gets quite worried when seeing floaties on kids which attracts our attention on the deck. Although very popular among parents, floaties … Continue reading

Southern California Flash Flooding & Drowning Risks

With seasonal rains approaching, concerns are mounting in regards to flooding (flash floods & risk of flooding after wildfires) and possible drownings in the Southern California region with good reason. Concerns have been validated after seeing floods occur after scattered showers in various parts of Southern California over the past … 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

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

The Dangers of Inflatable Slides

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Every year without failure, we find that many pool party hosts, event planners and others will rent a poolside inflatable slide which comes in many sizes from small to large. While renting an inflatable slide seems innocent enough, there are dangers associated with these slides and we would like to … Continue reading