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    The Redwoods Group

    Investigating Shallow Water Blackout Policies: My Summer Undercover

    Posted by The Redwoods Group on May 8, 2017

    Excuse me. Excuse me. I could hear someone shouting at me from under the water. There were only three other people in the pool, and they were all over the age of 100, so I found it hard to believe they would be breaking a ...

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    Solar at the YMCA

    Posted by The Redwoods Group on May 7, 2017

    Because the cost of solar power has dropped dramatically in recent years solar panel prices fell 20% in the last year alone, and because efficiency and reliability keeps improving, the Valley of the Sun YMCA is just one of many organizations and private companies which ...

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    Preventing Shallow Water Blackout: Rising to the Challenge

    Posted by The Redwoods Group on May 7, 2017

    In the past 20 years, youth aquatic programs have made incredible progress to reduce the number of non-swimmer drownings in their pools. We believe there's an opportunity to make similar progress on an equally serious threat—Shallow Water Blackout. Last year, a group of Redwoods Summer ...

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    Handling Pool Chemicals Properly

    Posted by The Redwoods Group on May 7, 2017

    A couple of summers ago, a young lifeguard wiped his eyes after testing the pH levels in the pool. Unfortunately, some of the testing solution was still on his hands, resulting in a chemical burn and a severe corneal ulcer in his left eye. His ...

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    Summer Lifeguard Preparedness: Be Rescue Ready from Day One

    Posted by The Redwoods Group on May 7, 2017

    It was only the second day on the job for a 16-year-old lifeguard. Unfortunately, what started as a routine shift ended with her having to dive into the deep-end to pull an 18-year-old male from the bottom. The victim had been in distress, struggling in ...

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    A New Generation of Leadership at Redwoods

    Posted by The Redwoods Group on April 20, 2017

    As part of our shift toward a broader, more systemic focus on performance management, discussed in our February Broker Broadcast, we have several exciting announcements about our team. This first you may have heard already: Kevin has named Redwoods' next President, and it's someone with ...

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    Values-Led Broker Profile

    Posted by The Redwoods Group on April 20, 2017

    “What exactly is a values-driven insurance company?” That's a question we're used to at Redwoods. And it's also a question that G2 Insurance is probably used to hearing. G2 was formed from the legacy of Goldman Insurance, a boutique agency that serviced many of the ...

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    Youth Sports Program Safety

    Posted by The Redwoods Group on April 11, 2017

    As we move into Spring, many organizations will be preparing to kick off their outdoor youth sports programming for the year. Amid all the excitement, there are several important safety items that deserve your attention. Here are a few of the most important ones. Soccer ...

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    5 Days of Action: Transforming Abuse Prevention into a Group Challenge

    Posted by The Redwoods Group on April 11, 2017

    Last year, as part of National Child Abuse Prevention Month, The Redwoods Group Foundation worked with Praesidium, Darkness to Light and YMCAs across the country to pilot 5 Days of Action. This week-long program was designed to complement more intensive abuse prevention training efforts. Offering ...

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    Find the Risk - March 2017

    Posted by The Redwoods Group on April 11, 2017

    In last month's Safety & Society Newsletter, we posted an image from one of our Consultant's visits and asked our readers to “Find the Risk.” Click to enlarge Winning Response Gary Viveiros, YMCA of Honolulu What’s the risk in this photo? “Wooden ladders are no ...

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