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Story by: The Canadian Press TORONTO — Relatives of two Ontario men who lost their lives during firefighter training exercises five years apart wiped their eyes as a coroner’s inquest that began Tuesday heard details of the fatal incidents. The inquest into...

Lifeguards who oversee open waters, such as oceans and lakes, may be able to deliver CPR effectively in a moving inflatable boat, according to a small study in Spain. Surf-lifeguards provided the best cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on land but also delivered...

As of December 13, it was recorded that 71 Florida children have died from drowning since the start of the year. According to the Florida Department of Children and Families, Florida loses more children under the age of 5 to drowning than any other...

At least four (4) electrocution incidents have been documented during 2016 - two were fatal, two were not. NBC News published a story in 2014.  We encourage our readers to view that story on line. According to Aquatics International magazine, "with so...

The November/December 2016 issue of Aquatics International magazine has an excellent article making the argument against single-guard facilities. We encourage our readers who have responsibilities for operating aquatic facilities to view this article....

Gerry Dworkin spends a lot of time simulating real-world rescue situations involving water and ice: saving mannequins from submerged vehicles, battling dangerous surf, breaking holes in ice, plunging into frigid water… you get the picture. “The goal is to train...

Lifeguards need to expect to see foam. It is present in almost all drowning victims and there is a lot of it! Are they prepared? Do they know to blow through the foam? Author: Journal of Emergency Medical Services From Drownings Present as...

VICE meets up with Joe Nickell, a longtime paranormal investigator who’s been called the real-life Scully. We travel with him to Roswell, NM on the called the real-life Scully. We travel with him to Roswell, NM on the anniversary of...