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Keith Murray

Keith Murray, a former firefighter EMT, owns The CPR School, a first-aid training company. He provides onboard training for yacht captains and crew and sells and services AEDs. Contact him at 877-6-AED-CPR, 877-623-3277 or www.TheCPRSchool.com.

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Simple steps save someone from choking

Over the past few years, previous students have called with successful save stories, thanking me for teaching them how to save a life. Here are a few of those …

Prepare before the emergency

In October, Superstorm Sandy claimed the lives of about 150 people. Hurricane season officially started June 1 and ends Nov. 30. My question for you is, are …

What to do if guests slips or falls

“I’ve fallen, and I can’t get up” was a catchphrase of the late 1980s from a U.S. television commercial for a medical alert button. It …

Oxygen meter vital tool to diagnose health

A guests complains he has difficulty breathing. You are several hours from the nearest port so you contact your medical service provider and the doctor …

Hand washing keeps flu at bay

It is hard to listen to the news or read the newspaper and not hear or read something about the flu. This year, the flu has been more severe than in recent …

Lifting, bending, straining, even laughing can cause a hernia

Last November I noticed a little discomfort and swelling in my groin area, on one side. At first I thought nothing of it, maybe I was imagining things. Maybe …

Resolve to give medical kit a check up

It’s that time of year again. Time to buy a new calendar, make New Year’s resolutions and go through your first aid medical kit. The first step is …

The shocking truth about AEDs

The vast majority of the larger boats have AEDs, Automated External Defibrillators. But how many of these AEDs are working properly and how many crew know when …

CPR hints to save your crew or your own life

Last week, one of my neighbors told me that her 32-year-old daughter needed CPR. Often when I hear that cardiopulmonary resuscitation was performed, I learn it …

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News in the brokerage fleet: Alia project sells; Admiral new builds listed

News in the brokerage fleet: Alia project sells; Admiral new builds listed

Yachts sold Project Al Waab II, a 180-foot (55m) new build from Alia Yachts designed by Vripack, with delivery scheduled for summer …

Spin event raises $5,000 for charity

Spin event raises $5,000 for charity

Young Professionals in Yachting raised more than $5,000 for the Children’s Diagnostic and Treatment Center in Fort Lauderdale on Friday …

Crew Compass: Working for liveaboards a seismic shift from charter life

Crew Compass: Working for liveaboards a seismic shift from charter life

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon People always ask me what it’s like to work on yachts? You must have some good stories, they say. …

Port state CIC inspections this fall to focus on emergency systems

Port state CIC inspections this fall to focus on emergency systems

The Paris and Tokyo MoUs on port state control will conduct a Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on vessel emergency systems and …

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