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    Nick Popio

    Three Key Areas For Keeping Your Pool Safe

    Posted by Nick Popio on June 24, 2011

    How can we help prevent injuries in pools? Kevin Trapani and Gareth Hedges recently spoke with Aquatics International for their University program. They discuss the value of insurance and how we can do together what we cannot do individually. Through the analysis of data and ...

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    Categories: Aquatics Safety

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    Nick Popio

    Prevent Slips, Trips and Falls

    Posted by Nick Popio on June 23, 2011

    Have you ever taken a nasty tumble? I certainly have, and they can injure more than just my pride. The National Safety Council knows how dangerous falls can be as well, and so this week the National Safety Council is focusing on preventing slips, trips ...

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    Categories: Employee Safety

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    Gareth Hedges

    Breath Holding Or Breathing Control?

    Posted by Gareth Hedges on May 6, 2011

    We recently shared the story of Curtis, and the Dangers of Breath-Holding, with a video from Kevin highlighting the importance of banning breath-holding from your pools. We have received several requests for further clarification, and we’d like to take a moment to distinguish between breathing ...

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    Categories: Aquatics Safety

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    Gareth Hedges

    What "Test, Mark, and Protect" Really Looks Like

    Posted by Gareth Hedges on October 18, 2010

    First, thank you to all of our partners for working hard this summer to adopt a system to “Test, Mark, and Protect” all swimmers. Implementing such a system can not only make your Y, J, or Camp safer, but it can have a tremendous impact ...

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    Categories: Aquatics Safety

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    Gareth Hedges

    Texting & Other Distractions for Lifeguards

    Posted by Gareth Hedges on September 20, 2010

    In this article in The New York Times (Texts From the Lifeguard Chair Are Raising Concerns Over Safety), the author discussed the “sharp rise” in incidents and complaints about lifeguards distracted by text messaging, hypothesizing that the lack of resources and abundance of young, easily ...

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    Categories: Aquatics Safety

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