Are Pool Lifeguards Skilled Enough?

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The following is a story that was published by ABC News last July and clearly illustrates the need for better trained and disciplined lifeguards. It is true that experience combined with maturity does go a long way in the prevention of drownings. It also depends on the level of training … 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

Our Answer To A Lifeguard Shortage

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We have been saying it for quite some time now and have brought attention to a national crisis that has been brewing for the last five years or so. We are referring to the most severe lifeguard shortage in history which has impacted private and municipal agencies from coast to … Continue reading

Goodbye 2016, Hello 2017!!

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  As 2016 comes to a close for Golden State Lifeguards, we are so grateful and blessed that many have recognized the value of the services we provide. It is a great feeling to know that we have been able to make a huge impact in the lives of many … Continue reading

Southern California Film Set Safety – Set Medics & Lifeguards

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For 11 years Golden State Lifeguards has been providing set medics and lifeguard/medics to the Southern California film industry. Until recently, we have noticed our competitors attempting to break into the world of film set safety which is no surprise to us. What they fail to see or to realize … Continue reading

Private Lifeguard Companies & The “Dirty Secret”

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The media whom we are working with are finally beginning to catch up with a dirty little secret that is being exposed that affects consumers in the Southern California region. This dirty secret will end up costing the life of a small child or adult and our goal is to … Continue reading

Lifeguard Shortage, Entitlements & Political Correctness

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We understand that an ongoing theme in many of our blogs, Facebook and Twitter posts has to do with the severe national lifeguard shortage but unfortunately this subject is not going away anytime soon. With the past elections, we are predicting the problem will get much worse before it gets … Continue reading