buddy system

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a cooperative practice of pairing two or more people together for mutual assistance or safety (especially in recreational swimming)

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I'm petitioning the Scottish Parliament to encourage employers to introduce a buddy system for disabled workers so tragedies like Kirsty's are avoided in the future.
iSkoot enables users to take advantage of Internet phone services and buddy systems to make unlimited, superior quality voice calls via next-generation peer-to-peer software from their cell phone.
a majority indicated that consumers and/or their family members were involved in some aspect of program planning and delivery; were involved in activities that include public education, publishing a newsletter or fundraising or buddy systems.
Through mentoring and buddy systems, through the student members' network, through the leaders in the profession who are constantly speaking to younger audiences at the universities and business forums, through the active chapters aggressively marketing, and through word of mouth and testimonials.
P&M's application emphasized the importance of its team and buddy systems, use of staff assessments and online learning, competency-based Performance Management, and the careful alignment of learning strategies and tactics with the firm's We Care Spirit and culture as areas which set P&M apart.
The buddy system is one safety system to verify how many participants are in the water.