If you’re like most parents, this sign probably makes you a bit nervous. Should you let your kids go in the water? What would happen if there was an emergency? Although water related accidents are easy to prevent, they occur with an unnerving frequency. It seems like every week there’s a new article about someone … More Don’t take this sign too literally
I remember playing on the beach as a young child; digging holes, building sand castles, and rushing into the water to wash off the sand. I loved the water, but every once in a while, something happened that left me frustrated, confused, and several meters away from shore. Although I didn’t know it then, I … More Rip Currents!
Rescue Hazards Attempt rescue of drowning victims and those in danger of gas poisoning or electrical shock ONLY if you are trained to deal with these hazards. You cannot help someone if you become injured yourself! What To Do in an Emergency Begin with a scene survey: – Take charge of the situation. – Call … More What to do in an Emergency