LGS Public Safety Dive Training Levels

Have you ever wondered what different trainings are available in Public Safety Diving?  Click here to see our flow chart for the different Public Safety Diving Levels (1-5), and specific skills offered (Ice Diving, Underwater Vehicle Extrication …). Contact us for information on water rescue/recovery training and equipment, and water operation procedures. Click here to see […]

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A Tragic Accident or Homicidal Drowning? What First Responders can do.

A Tragic Accident or Homicidal Drowning? What First Responders can do. Andrea Zaferes and Walt Hendrick, Lifeguard Systems and RIPTIDE az@teamlgs.com • An adolescent drowns in a lake where he frequently swam, and it is ruled accidental. Twenty years later his brother confesses that he and his friends watched a man drown his brother. • […]

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Useful lecture about Drowning Pre-hospital care

The website https://vimeo.com/113012121   has a useful lecture on drowning pre-hospital care that  Chantelle (diver medic) shared with us. I’m not sure I agree with all of it such as the volumes of water in stomach and lungs present during autopsies. But the resuscitation info is great. Lots of useful info. Some things to note: Fluid […]

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Public Safety Diving Search Patterns

Public Safety Diving Search Patterns By Walt Hendrick, Andrea Zaferes, and Craig Nelson MD. If you took a recreational rescue diver course or recreational search and recovery course, you probably learned a number of different search techniques, such as the expanding square or circular search using a line. These techniques might work well for high-visibility, […]

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Come see Butch and Andrea at Beneath the Sea Booth 219

Come visit Teamlgs at Booth 219 to learn about our updated Diver Leader Rescue Program – a must for all assistant instructors, divemasters, instructors, and anyone who wants to have leadership level diver rescue skills. Ask us about our newest Public Safety Diver Program and Equipment. For more information:  http://www.beneaththesea.org/

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Take back our Industry! Butch Hendrick invites you to speak out:

This is your opportunity to speak out and tell the diving training agencies (PADI, NAUI, SSI,..) what you think about today’s training standards. Do you think diver education has declined over the last few decades, stayed the same, or improved? We need as many responders as possible. The goal is to present the results to […]

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Memorial for Jodi S. Lynd – Friday, June 17 10 am – 12 noon

Jodi S Lynd Obituary Date of Birth: Thursday, August 24th, 1972 Date of Death: Sunday, June 12th, 2016 Funeral Home: Boakes Funeral home, Inc. www.boakesfuneralhome.com 6050 Main Street Mays Landing, New Jersey, UNITED STATES 08330  Obituary: Jodi S., Lynd, 43, of Mays Landing, passed away on June 12, 2016. Jodi grew up in Pittsgrove Twp., where he […]

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Drownproofing Turnout Gear Article

Drownproofing Turnout Gear By Andrea Zaferes A firefighter dressed in turnout gear and no personal flotation device (PFD) falls out of a small boat during a flood in New Jersey while attempting to help flood victims. Tragically, he drowns. All firefighters have the potential of experiencing accidental immersion in flooded basements or trenches, covered pools, […]

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What would Butch do? – Remember your first four responsibilities on a scene are You, Your Team, Your Family, the Victim

  You can see the 5 year old’s body caught in the strainer. Everybody wants to go now. Let’s go get him. Take the basic 5 steps. What am I seeing that can go wrong? What am I not seeing because I’m looking to quickly. Do I have a hands-on practiced plan for how I’m […]

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Andrea Zaferes to speak at 2016 Crimes Against Women Conference

Andrea Zaferes to present Aquatic Death Workshop at the 11th Annual Conference on Crimes Against Women, April 4-6, 2016. The Dallas Police Department (DPD) is proud  to be a co-presenter of the 11th Annual Conference on Crimes Against Women. While DPD’s primary goal is to prevent crime from occurring, it is also deeply committed to solving crimes after they occur. […]

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