We Believe Everyone is Important
We are a comprehensive aquatic risk management firm dedicated to the prevention of drowning and catastrophic aquatic injuries through education, mentoring, and forensic investigation services. We are the only firm who specializes in providing acute aquatic investigation services with over 800+ drowning and accident investigations performed to-date.
Additionally, we have been retained hundreds of times to provide expert witness services in aquatic litigation matters for the legal community.
We provide aquatic safety and risk consulting services for pools, waterparks, water slides, and any other type of aquatic venue or attraction.
Our mission is to passionately serve and support the aquatics community
- In the importance of setting lifeguards and operators up for success…
- In content that educates, informs and inspires…
- Lessons learned should be shared and applied…
- In the need for immediate support after a catastrophic event…
- Everyone is IMPORTANT.
Michael A. Oostman
Michael started lifeguarding in 1986 and began aquatic safety consulting in 1992. Since then he has investigated over 700 drowning events and has been retained hundreds of times in aquatic related litigation. After a successful swimming career, Michael has returned to the water to compete in IronMan events. Michael brings a passion and commitment to each engagement.
Natalie Livingston, CPRP
Natalie has been in the aquatics industry for over 20 years. She has trained thousands of lifeguards and lifeguard instructors. Natalie spent 10 years as the General Manager of a waterpark and has experience in both private and public sector operations. Natalie has a passion for training and development and furthering her mission and belief that “Everyone is Important”.
Ashley has over 13 years of aquatics experience in the waterpark and YMCA operations. She has a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and is finishing up her master’s degree work in Mental Health Clinical Counseling with a specialization in Trauma and Crisis. Ashley was a collegiate athlete and continues to pursue learning in every aspect of her personal and professional life.