How to write a patient care report
Many emergency responders including Lifeguards, complete a patient care report on the incidents they respond to. Responders involved in the incident need to complete the appropriate report form as quickly as possible after providing care. Record only factual information of what was heard and seen and any action taken. Do not give personal opinions. Documentation […]
California New AED Laws Senate Bills 658 and 287
An automated external defibrillator (AED) is a lightweight, portable device that delivers an electric shock through the chest to the heart. The shock can stop an irregular rhythm and allow a normal rhythm to resume in a heart in sudden cardiac arrest. Sudden cardiac arrest is an abrupt loss of heart function. If it’s not […]
Hypoxic Blackout in Aquatic Activities is Deadly Serious
The practices of hyperventilation preceding underwater swimming and extended breath-holding in the water are dangerous and potentially deadly activities. These activities can put the body in a state of hypoxia—a condition in which the body is deprived of adequate oxygen supply. It is our goal to educate those that we teach about the risks of […]
5 Lifeguard Interview Tips – Get the job you want!
A lifeguard job interview is just the beginning of one of the most fun, rewarding and profitable summer jobs that a young adult can have. From fun in the sun to learning lifesaving skills, lifeguarding proves to be a gratifying way to earn money during the warm summer months. But before you can take a seat […]
Halloween Candy and Choking-Related Incidents Among Children
It’s that time of year again! Danger is lurking for your little goblins. A study published July 20, 2013 in the journal Pediatrics looks at nonfatal food choking incidents among children 14 years or younger in the U.S. An estimated 111,914 children ages 0 to 14 years were treated in US hospital emergency departments from […]
Who is Resusci Anne?
We’ve all seen her, and many of us have learned our lifesaving CPR skills on her. You might ask who was the inspiration for that pleasant, yet enigmatic face on the Laerdal Resusci Anne manikin? As originally reported by Kristine Rice of American Safety & Health Institute – It would seem that “Anne” came from […]
New Safety Training Pros Video
We’ve been working hard on creating some new videos for your viewing pleasure and we’ll be rolling them out soon. Here is the first one! Let us know how you like it. Don’t forget to ‘like’ us on Facebook!
Good Samaritans give CPR to cyclist
News, Weather and Sports for Lincoln, NE; KLKNTV.com Great reporting by Jenn Schanz [email protected]: “Bruce Benda and Buck Williams were looking forward to a day on the road with their motorcycles. They had planned to ride to Branched Oak Lake, but took a detour in Pioneers Park on the way. It was there, they saw […]
How to Renew Your Lifeguard Certification
Safety Training Pros is offering a one day re-certification class for current lifeguards. The class is from 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM on Sunday, April 21, 2013 at the Glen Oaks Swim & Tennis Club, 4301 Paradise Drive, Carmichael. The course is for lifeguards currently certified in American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid, and/or CPR/AED for […]
How to Meet Current OSHA CPR & First Aid Training Requirements
Have you been meeting your OSHA mandated CPR and First Aid training requirements for your employees online? Online training alone does not provide the hands on CPR, First Aid practice required by current OSHA standards. As OSHA states on its website osha.gov, “the word ‘train’ is defined as “[t]o make proficient with special instruction and […]