The Life Saving Society of Malaysia (LSSM), which began as the ‘ Royal Life Saving Society Malaysia Branch’ was established in the year 1964. As early as 1927, a group of life savers had been trained in the Bronze Medallion under Mr. Lee Fong Lim at the Penang Chinese Swimming Club. The establishment of the RLSS Malaysian Branch marked the beginning of organised life saving in the country.
The knowledge and mastery of life saving techniques are of utmost importance. In any emergency the skills learnt can help save lives and prevent further complications. This is the mission of the Life Saving Society Malaysia. This national, voluntary, non profit organisation is dedicated towards providing the knowledge and skills needed to save lives from drowning and emergencies related to cardiac arrest. To date, over 80,000 people have qualified from the various programmes offered by the Society.
To develop and promote awareness of water safety as a basis of teaching swimming to people, especially children
To train individuals in the skills and techniques of life saving
To promote and teach the techniques of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
To encourage the formation of Lifeguard Corps (National Lifeguard Services) for duty at swimming pools and on beaches
OUR GOAL – A LIFE SAVER IN EVERY FAMILY
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