More stories about Lifeguards

  • OSHA Investigating Rare Lightning Strike Death

    The Occupational Health and Safety Administration office in Tampa, Fla., is investigating the death of 21-year-old Justin Inversso, who was working as a lifeguard at Adventure Island when he was struck by lightning in September

  • On Guard? 

    Imagine the worst case scenario at an aquatics facility. If you’re like most professionals, that probably ends with a drowning death

  • Lifeguard Killed by Lightning Strike

    A lifeguard was killed when he was struck by lightning earlier this month

  • Emergency Training

    CPR training is an essential component of any comprehensive lifeguard training program. However, even with quality comprehensive initial training, research indicates that CPR skills decline quickly

  • Lifeguard Texting Spells Trouble

    What’s your policy on lifeguard cell phone use? Last summer, media outlets across the nation called attention to a potentially deadly practice: lifeguards texting while on duty.

  • Lifeguarding | The Lifeguard Handbook

    One of the most important ways to communicate your policies to your lifeguards is via a comprehensive staff manual.

  • Lifeguard Certification

    Lifeguard “certification” is a means of demonstrating that a person has passed a lifeguard training course.

  • Lifeguarding

    One of the most important ways to communicate your policies to your lifeguards is via a comprehensive staff manual.

  • Lifeguard In-Service Training

    Think about your lifeguards. How many thousands of rescues have they made?

  • Defusing the Situation

    A lifeguard’s role on the pool deck is multifaceted.