Over 500 accidents prevented by Donegal’s beach lifeguards

first_imgA busy summer bathing season in Donegal has seen 569 potential accidents being prevented by beach lifeguards.Lifeguards at the county’s 21 designated bathing areas prevented over 400 accidents in the July alone, according to 2017 rescue statistics.Between June-August 2017, 131 first aid missions were carried out, 11 cases of lost children were attended to and 27 rescue missions were completed. The 14 lifeguarded beaches in Donegal saw the treatment of jellyfish stings, minor injuries and several rescues over the summer months.Lifeguards also recorded giving advice to beachgoers on more than 7,000 occasions.The numbers were released by Donegal County Council to wrap up the ended of the Bathing Season by Beach Lifeguards.Over 500 accidents prevented by Donegal’s beach lifeguards was last modified: September 11th, 2017 by Rachel McLaughlinShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:beach lifeguardsrescuessummerlast_img read more

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Help wanted Job fair aims to fill 3800 positions

first_imgRelated posts:Expoempleo 2015 Amazon to hire 800 new employees for its Costa Rica operation Companies in Alajuela, Heredia best bets for employment in next quarter Companies announce job openings in business, engineering and interpretation services The Costa Rican Investment Board (CINDE) will host its 14th annual job fair on Feb. 22-24 at the Convention Center of Costa Rica in Cariari, Heredia.More than 40 companies will recruit to fill 3,800 positions, according to a CINDE press release. The principal requirement is that applicants must be bilingual, with English-Spanish bilingualism preferred for most opportunities.The available positions include roles in project management, software development, IT, systems engineering, accounting, finance, technical support, human resources and sales, among others.“This initiative developed by CINDE has brought together more than 100,000 people over its 14 editions, all with the goal to unite in one place the best companies to work for and the best Costa Rican talent looking for quality work options,” said Jorge Sequeira, General Director of CINDE, in the press release.Prospective applicants must register and complete a language test at www.cindejobfair.com prior to the event. The portal will generate a unique QR code that is required in order to attend the fair.The fair will be open Feb. 22-23 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on Sunday, Feb. 24 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.Here are the companies that will be in attendance, according to CINDE:Accenture, Align, Amazon, Auxis, BAT, Bayer, Carlson Wagonlit Travel, CITRIX, Client Services, Dell, DO Gestión de Talento, Equifax, Experian, EY, GEP, GSK, HP, IBM, Infotree Service, Johnson Controls, Kareo, Lonza, Medtronic, Microsoft, MSD, National Instruments, Neustar, Refinitiv, Siemens, Smile Direct Club, Smith & Nephew, Stryker, Swarovski, SYKES, Tech Data, Teleperformance, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Thomson Reuters, TMF Group, UCenfotec, Universidad Hispanoamericana, Walmart, Western Union and Wizard Instituto de Idiomas.​​​​This story was made possible thanks to The Tico Times 5 % Club. If only 5 percent our readers donated at least $2 a month, we’d have our operating costs covered and could focus on bringing you more original reporting from around Costa Rica. We work hard to keep our reporting independent and groundbreaking, but we can only do it with your help. Join The Tico Times 5% Club and help make stories like this one possible.​​​​Support the Tico Times Facebook Commentslast_img read more

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