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In Plain Sight: why do lifeguards not see a drowning person?

What causes a pool lifeguard to overlook a drowning victim even if they are in plain sight? We watch, time and time again, CCTV footage of a lifeguard or swimmer staring straight at a person in difficulty in the water, but doing nothing about it and just walking or...

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Did you just ‘officially’ drown?

For many years, the definition of drowning was confusing. Additional terms to describe the type of drowning only added to the confusion. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), drowning is a major global health problem and in 2005 it moved to redefine...

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Queensland pools make a splash at ALFAQ awards

Champions of Queensland’s leisure and aquatics industry were recognised for standout achievements and their commitment to excellence at the first Australian Leisure Facilities Association Queensland (ALFAQ) Awards held recently. The inaugural Jonas Leisure Facility of...

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