Cool off safely: wear a lifejacket

With hot temperatures expected to push well into the blistering 90s over the next couple of days in King County, Marta the River Otter is reminding folks that want to cool off in local water bodies to stay safe. Marta, King County’s newest water safety advocate, reminds us that drowning is a preventable tragedy and an important public health and public safety issue. … More Cool off safely: wear a lifejacket

Why are we wearing lifejackets to work?

Maybe you’re wondering why King County work groups are wearing lifejackets at work. Lifejackets save lives. We’re also celebrating Wear Your Lifejacket to Work Day. Wear Your Lifejacket to Work Day is a good excuse to have fun raising awareness around a serious issue: drowning prevention. Every year, we see preventable tragedy on the water.  … More Why are we wearing lifejackets to work?