Safety & Security: Emergency Response
Three Shocked by Electric Current, Philly Pool Shut Down
by Rexford Sheild August 2014
Experiencing weather between 70 and 80 degrees on Friday, some Philadelphia residents were not able to enjoy one city-owned pool. Three children were reportedly shocked by an electrical current running through the water, prompting O'Connor Pool to be shut down temporarily.
Death of Prep Field Hockey Player Shocks Community
by SHEPHERD, MICHAEL August 2014
The Winthrop High School student, a standout field hockey player, died early Saturday after collapsing Friday because of a pulmonary embolism, her mother, Kimberly, wrote on Facebook.
Pool Fumes Hospitalize 22 Near Montreal
by Andrew Brandt July 2014
Fumes coming from a public pool just outside of Montreal sent 22 people to the hospital Tuesday afternoon.
Winona State Player's Death Linked to Enlarged Heart
by Dennis Brackin, Staff Writer, Star Tribune July 2014
Shawn Afryl, a former University of Illinois football player attempting to revive his college career at Winona State, died Monday night because of cardiac arrest related to an enlarged heart, according to his former high school football coach.
College Football Player Collapses and Dies at Workout
by Michael Gaio July 2014
A college football player at Winona State University collapsed and died Monday night while participating in a voluntary workout at the school's practice field.
Tennis Center Episode Prompts Family's AED Mission
by SARAH TULLY and TONY SAAVEDRA July 2014
Two words separated 17-year-old Morgan Wilson from life and death, her parents believe: if only. If only the tennis center where she suffered a fatal heart attack had a defibrillator.
Defibrillator, CPR Key to Prep Basketball Player's Survival
by Dave Kane Staff Writer July 2014
After almost losing his life to a cardiac event, Nick Atterberry is in the midst of a major life adjustment.
Fifteen Years Later, Miller Park Crane Collapse Haunts
by Don Walker, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel July 2014
The ironworker, the engineer, the sheriff and the lawyer didn't hear the screeching sounds, the popping noises and the loud bangs as the 567-foot-tall Big Blue crane lifting a 450-ton piece collapsed into the innards of Miller Park on a warm and sunny day 15 years ago.
Pool Chemical Pump Failure Sickens 31 YMCA Campers
by Tim Prudente July 2014
Six children remained hospitalized Wednesday night after campers and counselors were exposed to dangerous concentrations of pool chemicals at an Edgewater summer camp, a camp spokeswoman said.
Athletic Trainer Assembles Triage Kits for High School
by Lisa Knodel, Dayton Daily News July 2014
Athletic trainers played an important role last year in treating the injured during the Boston Marathon bombing. They are there to prevent or treat injuries when an athlete gets hurt on the field or when school nurses or medical crews aren't available.