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  1. Cold Water Safety Awareness Week - April 14, 2021

    Today’s Topic: Physical Incapacitation. Physical incapacitation is when you’ve become physically helpless in the water because you can no longer control your arms, legs, hands and feet. This happens in 10 minutes in waters of 50 to 60 degrees. Read on...
  2. Cold Water Safety Awareness Week - April 13, 2021

    Today’s Topic: Cold Water Shock. Cold water shock can occur in water below 50 degrees. Roughly 20% of those who fall into cold water die in the first minute of immersion due to shock. Without a PFD & dry suit, survival of more than 5 minutes is unlikely. Read on...
  3. Cold Water Safety Awareness Week - April 12, 2021

    Any water colder than 70 degrees should be considered dangerous. Body heat can be lost 4 times faster in cold water than in cold air and immersion runs the risk of Cold Water Shock! Read on...
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