stingray kit

Aug
01
Recreational Water Contamination

Lifeguards have to know how to use lifesaving equipment, crowd control, speaking with respect to parents, and teaching children correct water etiquette, but that is not all, lifeguards are also responsible for public health safety as it relates to water contamination, in the pool and at the ocean. Pool Contamination Contamination can lay unseen by […]
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May
03
Minimum Lifeguard Uniform and Equipment Requirements

Lifeguard Uniform Lifeguard uniform requirements are basically the same throughout the world, men’s lifeguard board shorts, women’s lifeguard swimsuits and t-shirts printed with the words Lifeguard or guard. Board short lengths are designated by each lifeguard agency. Long board shorts can hinder leg movement and interfere with rescues. Lifeguard apparel should always be made from […]
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Jan
16
Stingray Stings Are Still Rampant on The Coast

Stingrays are still abundant along the coast. Record breaking numbers of people getting stung have been reported every day. New Years day one year ago 20 people got stung at Newport Beach compared to an incredible 127 this year, and nearly 400 people in one week got stung in Huntington Beach. What’s Behind the Surge […]
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Dec
27
So, You Want to Be a Lifeguard? Understanding Lifeguard Duties

Millions of visitors and locals hit the beaches, lakes, rivers and pools each year. But sometimes we need a little help, and there are lifeguards in place to do just that. No matter what kind of lifeguard you are, your one number task is not rescuing people, instead your main duty is to prevent and […]
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Dec
08
Help I’ve Been Stung by A Stingray, What Next?

Stingrays have made a prominent presence at the ocean beaches this year. The numbers of stingrays in the shallow waters at the beaches have been extraordinary. Beach goers have been getting stung by the hundreds. Summer is over but it’s still hot, and people are still flooding to the beaches. Though, the lifeguard towers are […]
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Oct
06
What to Pack for Surfing in Baja?

Baja California Mexico is a surfers paradise but also a brutally harsh environment for humans to survive in. Adventures in Baja, away from the main towns, are not for the air conditioning hotel going types. Dirt is everywhere, cacti are everywhere, and there is no fresh water to speak of. No wonder it hasn’t been […]
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