Orange County Sees 7 Drownings In 24 Hour Span!

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Orange County firefighter paramedics responded to one drowning and six near-drownings in less than 24 hours between early Saturday, Aug. 26 and Sunday, Aug. 27. This was an extremely busy and tragic weekend for drownings in the region. The near drownings involved four girls, ages 1 to 3;  and two… Continue reading

Some parents may underestimate drowning risks of children, new poll suggests

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  As summer is upon us here in Southern California, a new poll has come out to support a position that we have long subscribed to which is that many parents underestimate their kids swimming ability. This also includes not only the young but pre-teens as well. This underestimation and… Continue reading

San Fernando Valley Set Medic Services

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Golden State Lifeguards has been providing San Fernando Valley production set water safety and medical support (lifeguards, lifeguard/medics, safety divers & rescue divers) to film, movie, commercial & TV projects in the aquatics settings (pool, lake & beach/ocean) since 2006. That’s right, we have been providing professional on-set support for… Continue reading

How to Address Water Safety With Your Kids

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Did you know that drowning is the leading cause of accidental death for children? We are presenting parents, guardians, teachers and even child care workers with this blog that will allow you to talk kids about water safety as summer is just about here which means many will be water… 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