Heimlich Maneuver- Dangerous & Deadly


Medical data shows the Heimlich maneuver is not effective in drowning rescue and may do more harm than good. Why is one agency still mandating use of the practice?   Author: Kendra Kozen / Aquatics International Date: May 06, 2012 Chances are, you’ve heard of the Heimlich maneuver. Since Dr.… Continue reading

California Lifeguard Training Regulation (SB 116028)


Recently we have been following the stories concerning the National Aquatic Safety Company (NASCO) based in Texas with much interest and as a result has ignited our resolve to see lifeguard training regulations see the light of day in the state of California. It is our position that regulations are… Continue reading