On Guard

The possibility of a missing swimmer or drowning victim is one of the most stomach-churning thoughts of a camp administrator. Consequently, it is vitally important for lifeguards to have the proper tools, training, and supervision. Here are some key factors to ensure that aquatic staff members provide a safe experience: Certified lifeguards should be trained on specific aquatic practices and equipment. Lifeguards have, indeed, been tested in emergency recognition and appropriate rescue techniques. However, the curriculum of various certifying organizations …


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One comment on “On Guard

  1. Sharon Smith on said:

    Lifeguards must possess all the qualifications. I agree with the satement “Certified” is not the same as “qualified.” This is absolutely true. LifeguardMaster.com

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