The Lifesaving Society is a charitable organization working to
prevent drowning and water-related injury through our training
programs, Water Smart® public education,
safety management services, drowning prevention research and
December 2017 edition
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Chidren under 5 years old
Children from 5 to
12 years old
Read the 2016 Annual Report.
Cody Dunne of St. John's is the first researcher from NL to
present at a World Conference on Drowning Prevention. Read about
his experience in Vancouver at the WCDP2017 here. You can check out Cody's full poster
and abstract from the conference here.
The average age of drowning victims is increasing in line with
the aging Canadian population according to the 2017 edition of the
Lifesaving Society's Canadian Drowning
The Lifesaving Society's online store is open for business. Enjoy
the convenience of 24/7 shopping. It's all here - from first aid
and pool supplies to everything required for lifesaving courses and
training. Visit LifeguardDepot.com now!
The Lifesaving Society is assisting the World Health
Organization (WHO) to spread awareness in Canada of the first ever
Global Report on Drowning: Preventing a Leading Killer.
The report identifies drowning as a major public health issue and
calls on the worlds nations to ramp up drowning prevention efforts.
Read the Lifesaving Society communiqué.
Read the WHO media release and read or download
the Global Report on Drowning: Preventing a Leading Killer.
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