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2012-02-18 08:00:00

Lifeguard Store USA introduces a quality CPR Pocket Mask to fit the needs of all emergency care providers. This CPR mask is versatile and can be used on an adult, child and infant, as well as having much more features. Huntington Beach, CA (PRWEB) February 18, 2012 A quality CPR Pocket Mask is introduced by Lifeguard Store USA. This CPR mask is designed to be versatile and can be used to on an adult, child and infant. It is designed to fit the needs of any emergency care provider in many...

2012-02-03 19:35:00

Lifeguard Store USA releases a new head immobilizer that fits all spine boards. This is vital in an emergency situation as being able to go in any spine board saves time and helps get the job done to save a life. Huntington Bach, CA (PRWEB) February 03, 2012 Lifeguard Store USA introduces a head immobilizer to fit all spine boards. This is important in an emergency situation because the immobilizer being able to go in any spine board saves time and helps get the job done the right way. As...

2011-11-02 19:00:00

San Francisco SEO techniques improve attendance at American Red Cross Bay Area Chapter emergency preparedness classes. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) November 02, 2011 In the San Francisco Bay area, emergency preparedness is a high priority. The real possibility that an earthquake might occur means residents of the area should always be prepared. Toward this end, the San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of the American Red Cross announces they now provide classes in basic CPR, CPR certification, First...

2011-10-24 07:15:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Drowning Prevention Alliance and USA Swimming Foundation launched a national competition in search for the 2011 Lifesaver of the Year. Nominators should visit http://www.facebook.com/NationalDrowningPreventionAlliance and click the "Lifesaver of the Year" tab to upload a photo and essay about the nominee. Describe how the nominee saved someone's life or affected the lives of others in a water-related incident. Any person...

2011-07-18 00:01:37

Classic Lifeguard began business by meeting an ever-growing need for medical transports in the scenic area of Lake Powell. With over 20 years experience they are extremely proficient. Receiving NAAMTA's accreditation adds to their reputation as a first-rate organization. Page, AZ (PRWEB) July 17, 2011 NAAMTA (National Accreditation Alliance of Medical Transport Applications) is excited to announce the achievement of receiving Medical Transport Accreditation to CLASSIC LIFEGUARD. Since 1988,...

2011-06-28 16:00:00

123 Pool and Spa Incidents Reported Since Memorial Day Aquatic Facilities Celebrate Pool Safely Day Across America American Red Cross Highlights National Water Safety Survey PHOENIX, June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the Fourth of July weekend approaches, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission's (CPSC) Pool Safely: Simple Steps Save Lives campaign is releasing its 2011 summer snapshot of the number of drowning and near-drowning incidents across America. Since Memorial...

2011-06-14 14:01:09

Swim centre personnel and lifeguards have higher stamina and carry out cardiopulmonary resuscitation more effectively than personnel in the emergency healthcare services, even though they have undergone extreme exertion. Their life-saving efforts may be crucial while waiting for an ambulance. This is the conclusion of research carried out at the Sahlgrenska Academy. Swim centre personnel and lifeguards are trained in, and regularly practice, rescue from water and cardiopulmonary...

2011-06-01 00:00:37

According to eSafetyAlert, Summer is the Time to Remember "Layers of Protection," Pool Alarms, and Other Tips to Prevent Child Drowning Accidents In Pools and Spas Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 31, 2011 With summer in full swing, more than 150 drowning and near-drowning incidents have been documented in media reports in 30 states coast-to-coast. According to eSafetyAlert, this figure is up by 32 incidents reported only three days prior to Memorial Day, on May 27, when there had been 55...

2011-05-27 14:11:00

New American Red Cross survey reinforces need for water safety as nearly 80 percent of Americans plan to engage in water-related activities this summer. WASHINGTON, May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two in ten people planning to swim, boat or fish this summer cannot swim well, according to a new national survey by the American Red Cross. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090108/RedCrossLOGO) Nearly 8 in 10 households (78 percent) are planning at least one water-related...

2011-05-27 10:47:00

New American Red Cross survey reinforces need for water safety as nearly 80 percent of Americans plan to engage in water-related activities this summer. WASHINGTON, May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than a third of people planning to swim, boat or fish this summer cannot swim well, according to a new national survey by the American Red Cross. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090108/RedCrossLOGO) Nearly 8 in 10 households (78 percent) are planning at least one...