More stories about Lifeguards

  • To the Rescue

    Few jobs are as challenging and emotionally rewarding as being an aquatics director.

  • Watch the Watchers

    Because a drowning can happen quickly, training lifeguards to be vigilant at all times while on duty is crucial to their success.

  • Know the Drill

    Elements of the rescue(Include whether the lifeguard(s) and emergency team members were successful or unsuccessful in a particular element. Include comments as appropriate)

  • ‘Gangnam-Style’ Guards Rehired

    The California lifeguards who were fired for filming a music video spoof will get their jobs back.

  • Florida Waterpark Negligent in Lifeguard Lightning Death

    Adventure Island waterpark has been found negligent in connection with the 2011 lightning strike death of a lifeguard, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

  • AI Connect Top 5

    Did Ellis Go Too Far Firing Lifeguard Trying to Save Drowning Victim?

  • Get Fresh

    You’ve heard it before — “If you don’t use it, you lose it.” This simple phrase rings especially true when referring to lifeguard skills

  • City Settles Discrimination Lawsuit with Former Lifeguard

    Ocean City, N.J., has agreed to a monetary settlement with a former Beach Patrol lifeguard, who sued claiming age discrimination

  • 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