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Lifesaving Resources to conduct 2nd WATER RESCUE TRAIN-THE-TRAINER ACADEMY

Water Rescue Train-the-Trainer Academy Registration  Due to its popularity, Lifesaving Resources will conduct one additional Water Rescue Train-the-Trainer Academy, July 8 - 11, 2013 in Kennebunkport, Maine.…

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Added by Gerald M. Dworkin on June 27, 2013 at 9:43pm — No Comments

Drowning leading cause of death in kids 1 - 4

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Added by Gerald M. Dworkin on April 21, 2013 at 9:44am — No Comments

Connecticut Drownings Spark Bills

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With at least three bills introduced, they seek to set a uniform policy for school-pool safety…

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Added by Gerald M. Dworkin on April 12, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

Nurse uses lifesaving app to save patient

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Heather Roms, 39, of West Linn, was just leaving her daughter’s dentist appointment about 9 a.m. March 27 on Southwest Town Center Loop in Wilsonville when she received an alert on her smartphone…

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Added by Gerald M. Dworkin on April 6, 2013 at 1:58pm — 1 Comment

Dog, owner both heroes in Alberta ice rescue

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"I put the leash around Rocky and pushed him to get in the water. I told her I was going to get him to jump in and if she could grab a hold of his leash, we could get her back to the ice."

Added by Gerald M. Dworkin on April 2, 2013 at 11:59am — No Comments

The Power of Water article on Lifesaving Resources & Gerry Dworkin

The Power of Water Should Never Be Underestimated - Its Beauty, Strength or Force.Full article

Life Cannot Exist Without Water.  It Empowers Us and Commands Respect.  Be Ready For It!

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Added by Gerald M. Dworkin on March 31, 2013 at 3:36pm — No Comments

Good Samaritan rescues child trapped in submerged vehicle

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A bystander, who was driving near the area at the time, heard cries for help and stopped to assist. The Good Samaritan was able to cut through a seatbelt in order to remove the boy's unresponsive body from the…

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Added by Gerald M. Dworkin on March 27, 2013 at 4:43pm — No Comments

Lifesaving Resources revised ESCAPE AND RESCUE FROM SUBMERGED VEHICLES protocols.

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Each year, there are approximately 1,200 - 1,500 incidents and 400 - 600 deaths involving vehicles that have gone off the road and plummeted into the water. Therefore, the public needs to plan for these types of emergencies by (A) rehearsing the steps necessary for a…

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Added by Gerald M. Dworkin on March 27, 2013 at 2:08pm — No Comments

Lifesaving Resources to conduct 8th annual INTERNATIONAL WATER RESCUE TRAIN-THE-TRAINER ACADEMY

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Lifesaving Resources to conduct 8th annual INTERNATIONAL WATER RESCUE TRAIN-THE-TRAINER ACADEMY, June 06 - 09, in Portland, Maine.

Added by Gerald M. Dworkin on March 23, 2013 at 8:14pm — No Comments

New England States Urged to be Aware of Flood Dangers

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BOSTON – With some areas already experiencing bouts of spring flooding, emergency management officials are urging New England residents to stay informed about the potential hazards of flooding.

Added by Gerald M. Dworkin on March 22, 2013 at 3:25pm — No Comments

6 teenagers die in submerge vehicle incident in Warren, Ohio

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WARREN, Ohio — Investigators were focused on speed as a key factor in the crash of a sport utility vehicle carrying eight teenagers that smashed into a guardrail and flipped over into a swampy pond, killing five boys and the…

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Added by Gerald M. Dworkin on March 11, 2013 at 1:36pm — No Comments

12-year-old Indiana boy saves sister from near-drowning experience in frigid water

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. - A 12-year-old boy from Indiana has been hailed a hero after he saved his younger sister, who had a near-drowning experience after falling through the ice on a frozen…

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Added by Gerald M. Dworkin on March 5, 2013 at 5:45pm — No Comments

Boy, 5, dies after being trapped in submerged vehicle

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FLORENCE, Ky. - A young boy died Friday evening after he was trapped inside a submerged vehicle in Florence, Ky. earlier in the day, according to a friend of the boy's family.

Added by Gerald M. Dworkin on March 5, 2013 at 4:16pm — No Comments

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