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2014-05-08 16:23:21

SEATTLE, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When summer finally arrives in Chicago, urban dwellers know it's time to head to the shores of Lake Michigan, the city's playground for water recreation, volleyball, and relaxing. Tommy Bahama and the Chicago Park District (CPD) have partnered to create a fun and activity-rich environment for locals and visitors to enjoy at Chicago's public beaches. As the "Official Sponsor of Summer," Tommy Bahama will bring its relaxed, "Make Life One Long Weekend(TM)"...

2014-04-02 16:26:33

Guard for Life offers unique opportunities for young lifeguards OWINGS MILLS, Md., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As summer returns, young adults are considering seasonal jobs. American Pool's Guard for Life is a unique lifeguarding program. Guard for Life job opportunities exist in 12 different locations and include more than 6,500 participants. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140402/NE96619) Lifeguards are the first line of defense against drowning and other...

2014-02-27 23:33:11

First aid kits are extremely helpful when needing emergency care in the office, by the pool, in the house, or even on the beach. Now Lifeguard Master, a lifeguard supply company, has launched a new line of pool first aid kits and lifeguard first aid kits. Austin, TX (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 When an emergency occurs, quick action is needed to resolve an issue with haste. When a lifeguard or even a parent is sitting by the pool watching their children or other patrons swim and they see...

2014-02-26 23:32:04

The popular lifeguard supply company, Lifeguard Master, has recently released a new line of life jackets. These life jackets are easy to put on and are essential for boats, rough waters, and beginner swimmers. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Many areas require life jackets when on a boat or in the water. Due to some areas having currents being able to pull someone underneath the water, having a life jacket on for the most simple of tasks can be beneficial and end up saving...

2014-01-29 23:34:20

Lifeguard Master offers a new line of rescue boards. These rescue boards are ready to go and ideal for ocean life saving. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 It is seven o’clock at night during the summer and people are enjoying their time on the beach and in the water on the shore of California. Things are going great until a lifeguard sitting on a tower watching beach patrons sees someone struggling in the water. The lifeguard grabs his rescue board and goes after the swimmer....

2014-01-28 23:28:57

Lifeguard Master now offers Diving Bricks, diving rings, and training manikins for lifeguards. These are essential tools in building endurance and testing the lifeguard’s skills. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Just like when someone wants to practice lifting heavy weights, they go to the gym; a lifeguard trains with a diving brick. Diving bricks give a lifeguard the type of weight and resistance they need to help them become more advanced when swimming. Being a good swimmer is one...

2013-12-24 23:05:05

The popular lifeguard supply company, Lifeguard Master, has recently released a new line of lifeguard hip packs. There are three different fanny packs with various stuffings and contain essential emergency responder supplies. Miami, FL (PRWEB) December 24, 2013 When lifeguards are on duty, it can be helpful to have a first aid kit and other essential and lifesaving items on the lifeguard at all times. The popular lifeguard supply company, Lifeguard Master, has recently launched a new line...

2013-11-27 23:29:45

The popular company for lifeguard supplies and apparel, Lifeguard Master, has upgraded their swimsuits for lifeguards. Now with a new logo, lifeguards are more easily identifiable to serve the public more efficiently. Houston, TX (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 A lifeguard’s swimsuit is a purposeful tool for function and to easily identify a lifeguard. This tool can be especially helpful on a crowded beach or pool area. Now the prevalent company and supplier of lifeguard supplies and...

Rip Tides Australia's Most Lethal Natural Hazard
2013-11-27 16:06:08

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers from the University of New South Wales found that rip currents actually claim more lives in Australia than any other natural hazards. The team wrote in the journal Natural Hazards and Earth Science Systems how rip currents cause more deaths than bushfires, floods, cyclones and sharks combined. They found rip currents cause an average of 21 confirmed human fatalities per year, compared with 5.9 for bushfires, 4.3 for floods,...

2013-11-26 23:28:34

Lifeguard Master, a leading lifeguard supply and apparel store, updates their lifeguard whistle. The whistles are now louder and longer lasting, which can make a deadly situation into a survivable one. San Francisco CA (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Lifeguards need to be heard over loud children and crowds that are having fun and sometimes too much fun in the swimming area. When a lifeguard blows their whistle, people know to stop the inappropriate behavior or to look and listen to the...


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