More stories about Safety

  • Breathing Easier

    In December 2006 Great Wolf Lodge in Mason, Ohio, opened as the ninth indoor waterpark resort for the brand.

  • Negative Press Hounds Industry

    Pop the champagne and start counting down, 2010 is almost over and it’s time to start looking ahead. 

  • Putting on the Polish 

    The many available first aid, CPR-AED, oxygen administration, emergency response and specialty venue lifeguard training courses are obvious examples of advanced training you can provide.

  • Shallow Trouble?

    With large aquatics centers and waterparks increasing in popularity

  • Changing of the Guards

    As a risk manager at Redwoods, I have had the opportunity to perform risk management assessments at hundreds of aquatics facilities around the nation.

  • Dangerous Mix

    When this incident happened, I had been handling chlorine and other pool chemicals for about 10 years.

  • Death Sentences

    What is a life worth? I’ve asked this question in various ways over the years, but it’s always been more of a rhetorical question than something that can be answered.

  • May is Water Safety Month 

    Supporting the need for ongoing public education on safer water practices, May 2010 is National Water Safety Month

  • Sacrificing Safety

    In January 2008, Pennsylvania officially eliminated lifeguards from almost all state park beaches.

  • Standard for Technical Rescue

    The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) establishes standards for the Fire and Rescue industry. In February 2004, they published NFPA 1670: Standard on Operations and Training for Technical Search and Rescue Incidents.