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Unformatted text preview: o Critical elements for working effectively as a team include: Effective communication Trust Mutual respect Commitment Cooperation • Safety team o A lifeguard is part of a broader safety team o A safety team includes: Management and maintenance staff Local emergency response personnel • Emergency action plans: o Guide the actions of lifeguards and other team members in emergencies o Describe what needs to be done and by whom • Periodic Lifeguard Evaluations o May be performed by your employer or through a contract agency, or by a combination of both o May be announced or unannounced o May include: Observations of lifeguards performing patron surveillance Skills evaluation Check of the facility related to lifeguard operations...
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- Spring '14
- Lifeguard, safety team, Periodic Lifeguard Evaluations, Professional Lifeguard