NJ – Swiftwater Surface Rescue Level 1 Training in Mahwah – May 2020! – RE-SCHEDULING DUE TO COVID-19 CONCERNS

Bergen County Regional Scuba Taskforce is sponsoring  two more sessions ofour 2.5 day program coming up in Mahwah, New Jersey in 2019 with spaces still available!  We will be running the same program on 2 different dates to make this training available to as many first-responders as possible.

May 1-3, 2020 Swiftwater Surface Rescue Level 1: Mahwah, New Jersey Click here for flyer and contact information.  


Whitewater sports, floods, and accidents are on the rise, putting fire, police and EMS at possibly more risk than any other type of rescue. One mistake can lead to multiple rescuer fatalities in a matter of seconds.

Can your team confidently and rapidly :

  • Read the water to plan staging locations to avoid missing the victims?
  • Plant spotters with throw bags and set up low angle rigging to deploy a vessel?
  • Establish victim positive buoyancy and use sash weights?
  • Rapid z-system set-ups, technician deployment, and victim extrication
  • Properly handle patients to prevent further injury & increase survival chances?
  • Prevent costly equipment purchasing mistakes?

Click here to see Lifeguard Systems’ calendar of upcoming trainings and presentations!

Author: Karen Thomas-Malloy

Karen has been with Lifeguard Systems as since 2003. As the General Manager since 2004, she is happy to help with any questions!

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