So you want to start or improve a public safety dive team Part I – Start with the right mentality

by Andrea Zaferes Lifeguard Systems www.teamlgs.com, 845-657-5544 POB 594 Shokan NY 12484 “The most important mission in starting or improving a team is to do what it takes to make sure team members can accomplish the one job they must do every time – go home”. Walt “Butch” Hendrick. Drowning is the third most common cause of accidental death for adults and second for children in the U.S. Every year new public safety diving (PSD)...

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Winter Training, On the Go in the Cold

As the Temperatures drop, is your Dive Rescue / Recovery Team ready to respond to surface ice or Ice Dive Operations? At Team Lifeguard Systems we provide several extensive options for Winter training including but not limited to; SURFACE ICE RESCUE TECHNICIAN I & II CERTIFICATION COURSE as well as RAPID DEPLOYMENT ICE DIVING RESCUE / RECOVERY PROGRAM

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Recent Training

Beginning September 17, 2009 and ending September 20, 2009, the Hampton Bays Fire Department Dive Rescue Team hosted a Capsized Vessel Rescue Course instructed by Life Guard Systems of Hurley, NY. The 30+ hour long course taught divers the proper and safe way to stabilize and then enter under a capsized vessel where people are trapped in the resulting airspace and are unable to free themselves. They were instructed how to calm a...

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Guardian Mask – you’re going to love it!
Jul13

Guardian Mask – you’re going to love it!

OTS Guardian Full Face Mask It’s even better than we hoped for You’ll never go back to the Interspiro Divator (AGA) because of the Guardians greater comfort, lesser cost & excellent new features. The second stage pops out with a button push, so you can keep it with your regulator assembly when the          mask is removed. No more unscrewing the mask from the hose to carry or clean it. The Mask comes with an Ambient Breathing Vent...

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Your suit is Ursuit
Jul13

Your suit is Ursuit

Ursuit Drysuits – Don’t buy from the rest until you see the newest of the Best! Built in Finland for commercial, military, and PSD divers, Ursuit drysuits offer unparalled comfort, strength and protection. They have heavy duty zippers, heavy duty cuff & neck seals and knee/back reinforcements.  The zippers are covered for added protection. The Ursuit line also includes surface rescue suits for operations and technician level...

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