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  • Slide 1 - Lakeside Public Pool Lifeguard Orientation Review of Red Cross Guidelines
  • Slide 2 - Certification Requirements Attend all class sessions Participate in all activities Correctly answer at least 80 percent of the questions in the final written examination
  • Slide 3 - Primary Responsibility of a Lifeguard Ensure patron safety and protect lives Done through patron surveillance—keeping a close watch over the people in the facility
  • Slide 4 - Surveillance Breaks Lifeguards should take periodic breaks If only one lifeguard on duty, he or she must clear the water during a break No schedule changes without permission
  • Slide 5 - Safety Checks Key components to creating and maintaining a safer facility: Recognize potential hazards Evaluate potential hazards Address potential hazards
  • Slide 6 - Hazards—Pool Water Clarity and quality of the pool water must be checked periodically Bottom and racing lanes and drain covers must be visible If not, corrective actions must be taken; the facility must be closed until corrected
  • Slide 7 - Facility Maintenance Patrons expect facility to be clean and safe Maintenance routine should include inspections: Before opening the facility During hours of operation At closing
  • Slide 8 - Equipment Identify equipment needed for different emergencies Lifeguard team must know the location and be trained to use properly Recommend to management any additional equipment needed and why it is needed
  • Slide 9 - Lifeguard Team Responsibilities Recognizing when someone needs help Following the general rescue procedures Notifying the chain of command Interviewing witnesses Completing all records and reports Replacing equipment and supplies before re-opening Taking corrective action to prevent additional injury
  • Slide 10 - Post-Emergency Procedures All team members involved complete reports—promptly and accurately Rescue equipment and supplies must be replaced before re-opening Facility may have to temporarily close until staff and equipment is ready
  • Slide 11 - Basic Precautions Treat all materials that come into contact with blood or body fluids as if they are infectious Wear personal protective equipment when providing care Wash hands thoroughly with soap and water before and after providing care Dispose of potentially infectious materials in appropriate containers
  • Slide 12 - Recommended Immunizations Recommended to prevent infectious diseases: DPT (Diphtheria, Pertussis, Tetanus) Polio Hepatitis B MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella) Influenza Hepatitis B vaccination
  • Slide 13 - How To Interact With The Public Effective communication with the public is a cornerstone of lifeguarding Lifeguards sometimes cannot interrupt what they are doing to talk with patrons or resolve conflicts Lifeguards need to know when and how to call for help
  • Slide 14 - Kinds of Problem Behavior A generally cooperative patron who breaks a rule and needs to be corrected for his or her safety or that of others An uncooperative patron who intentionally breaks rules and does not cooperate with attempts to correct the problem
  • Slide 15 - Managing Problem Behavior Anticipate problems Do not overreact Focus on the behavior, not the individual Respect patrons’ feelings Be firm, fair, and friendly Do not pretend to know it all Use suspension as a last resort
  • Slide 16 - Patrons With Disabilities Disability—loss, absence, or impairment of sensory, mental, or motor function Mainstreaming—process of including people with disabilities in same programs and activities as non-disabled Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) ensures that people with disabilities have access to wide range of opportunities and services
  • Slide 17 - How To Minimize Risks The risks within an aquatic facility are— Injuries to patrons and members of the lifeguard team Loss of facility assets Legal action against the facility and its employees Minimizing risk begins with injury prevention
  • Slide 18 - Duty To Act Lifeguards have a duty to act if an emergency occurs at the facility
  • Slide 19 - Consent Lifeguards must obtain consent before providing care for an ill or injured patron To obtain consent, the lifeguard should tell the patron— His or her level of training What he or she thinks may be wrong What he or she plans to do
  • Slide 20 - Refusal Of Care Some ill or injured adults may refuse the care offered Parents may refuse care for children Even if the victim seems seriously injured, refusal of care must be honored

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