How to Order

How to Order

The ResQ Disc™ sells individually for $65 plus shipping. Purchased in 6- or 12-packs or cases of 24 (up to 10 cases [240 Discs]) the per piece price drops significantly. Sav-A-Life, manufacturer of the ResQ Disc also provides invoicing for government agencies and other entities upon approval.

You can order the ResQ Disc™ online, by phone or via email/fax form.

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Simple Device Saves 2 Lives After Truck Falls Into River

Simple Device Saves 2 Lives After Truck Falls Into River

STUART NEWS – 12/02/1997 SEWALL’S POINT – Though it took a tractor-trailer towing rig to fish their truck out of the water, the two men whose truck crashed over the edge of the Ernest Lyons Bridge and into the Indian River on Sunday were reeled to Safety by little more than a plastic disc and some nylon rope. It’s called the ResQ Disc™. This simple, Frisbee-like device proved true to its name Sunday afternoon. The two unidentified men’s pickup skidded through the bridge railing after the driver braked to avoid the closing drawbridge gates. They were in the water when Sewall’s Point Police Officers Rick Crouse and Scott Donlon arrived. Martin county sheriff’s deputies were already on the scene of the accident, which occurred on the northern edge of the bridge just east of the drawbridge operator’s booth. Unfortunately, however, there was little the deputies could do for the two men, who were scrambling to find something to hang on to. “Their truck was submerged,” Crouse said, “and the nearby bridge pilings were slick with algae and covered with barnacles.” So Crouse and Donlon ran to their cars and fetched their ResQ Discs. Each officer threw one down, and the two men grabbed hold. The men used the discs to stay afloat while a boater eventually arrived and was able to pick the men up and take them to shore. Neither man was injured, which Sewall’s Point police credit largely to the ResQ Discs, which the department’s four cruisers are equipped with. Like a thick Frisbee with a long nylon cord spooled around it, the disc is hardly the most complex tool used by police and rescue crews. “It’s fairly simple. You just tie it around your wrist and throw it out,” Crouse said. “When we first got them, we were all kind of joking. You know, ‘Now we’ve got something to play Frisbee with,’ but after this, we know it is a device to save lives. And it works.” Police Chief Wilbur Kirchner said the department recently purchased the discs for $49.90 each. “That’s well worth a human life, I’ll tell you that,” Kirchner said. The ResQ Discs had arrived in the mail two weeks...

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Frisbee-Like Device Shows Promise As Rescue Equipment

Frisbee-Like Device Shows Promise As Rescue Equipment

TAMPA TRIBUNE – 10/09/1997 CLEARWATER – The Pinellas county Sheriff’s Office has a new piece of life-saving equipment for every deputy. The ResQ Disc™, designed by Dr. Thomas Sytko of St. Petersburg, is designed to help save the lives of potential drowning victims. The device is like a large Frisbee with a retractable cord attached to it. This allows a rescuer to safely remain on shore, throwing the ResQ Disc™ up to 100 feet into the water and then pulling to potential victim to safety. “It’s a good way for the rescuer to save a life without endangering himself, especially if the rescuer can’t swim,” said Deputy Cal Dennie. “Every patrol car and every boat will carry one of these discs,” he said. “Even if the rescuer can swim, the device is smart to use because of the risk associated with rescuing a panicking swimmer in strong currents. “What’s the first thing a person wants to do when he’s drowning?” said Dr. Tom, inventor of the ResQ Disc™. “Grab on to you! But with the ResQ Disc™, the rescuer stands on shore, pulls a tab to release a nylon cord, and throws the disc beyond the victim, allowing them to grab the rope and be pulled safely to shore.” Dr. Tom donated the ResQ Disc™s to the sheriff’s office ($8,600 worth), and many lives will never be the...

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ResQ Disc Inventor Interviewed – Real Water Rescue Stories

ResQ Disc Inventor Interviewed – Real Water Rescue Stories

On William Shatner’s “Heartbeat of America” series “Keeping America Strong,” the ResQ Disc™ was featured as an innovative new product designed specifically to save lives. Listen and watch as featured guest, Dr. Thomas Sytko, inventor of the ResQ Disc™, explains his life-saving rescue equipment, shares real rescue stories, commends government agencies currently using the ResQ Disc™ and mentions those agencies he would like to see using this life-saving rescue...

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