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SLSNR weekend stats 2 - 3 March 2019

Saturday 2 March summary

On Saturday five personal assists occurred at Pakiri beach. In total there were five minor 1st aids, one major 1st aid and one search conducted.

Saturday 2 March stats

No. of people rescued 0
No. of people assisted 5
No. of major 1st aids 1
No. of minor 1st aids 5
No. of searches 1
No. of PA's 196
No. of Public Involved 1403
Peak headcount 4127
Total hours worked 1132.5

Sunday 3 March summary

On Sunday three rescues took place at Pakiri, Omaha and Sunset beach. Four major first aids were conducted. One major first aid took place at Omaha for a 45 year old male who hit his head against the sand in the Omaha shorebreak. Patient couldn’t feel his legs initially but the feeling started to return slowly before he was transported to hospital by an ambulance. The remaining major first aids were at Orewa beach with two being conducted at Muriwai.

Sunday 3 March stats

No. of people rescued 3
No. of people assisted 12
No. of major 1st aids 4
No. of minor 1st aids 11
No. of searches 3
No. of PA's 328
No. of Public Involved 2519
Peak headcount 6188
Total hours worked 1201.5

Total weekend stats 2 - 3 March 2019

No. of people rescued 3
No. of people assisted 17
No. of major 1st aids 5
No. of minor 1st aids 16
No. of searches 4
No. of PA's 524
No. of Public Involved 3922
Peak headcount 10315
Total hours worked 2334


*Rescue: When lifeguards save someone from drowning.

**PA: Preventative Actions e.g. lifeguards giving people safety instructions e.g. advising to swim between the flags/advising to move away from a rip etc.

***Assists: Early intervention by lifeguards to prevent member of public from getting into major difficulty.


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