On the 30th July 2002 Danny Phillips an off duty Lifeguard was asked if he would help out. He agreed. The rest is history, 30 minutes later 2 boys lay dead on the bottom of the pool. With Danny’s assistance and that of the Barrister and for the benefit of the industry I wrote an article about the incident and subsequent legal case. The article was published in the ISRM journal ‘Recreation’ in January 2007.
A short article dedicated to the victorious ‘Welsh Dragons’ who won the 2006 National Pool Lifeguard Championships. The article was published by ISRM in it’s journal ‘Recreation’.
This article is a ‘Case Study’ of how a pool in Wolverhampton embraced the National Pool Safety Award (NPSA) and raised their standards in the process. The article was published by the ISRM in their journal ‘Recreation’ in August 2006.
ISRM helps promote water safety in the Middle East is an article I wrote about the observations I had made while attending the United Arab Emirates Lifeguard Championships as a VIP in 2007. The article was published by the ISRM in its journal ‘Recreation’ in July 2007.
Pool lifeguarding – a time for change 2006 an article written for the ISRM journal ‘Recreation’ by Ian Wakefield on the up and coming changes to the National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ).