7 LIFEGUARD CANDIDATE REVIEW DOCUMENT Chapter Three Reacting to an Emergency

7 lifeguard candidate review document chapter three

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7 LIFEGUARD CANDIDATE REVIEW DOCUMENT Chapter Three, Reacting to an Emergency ASSESSMENT 1) The Emergency Action Plan (EAP) is activated by______________________________________________________. 2) While a lifeguard is making a rescue, who covers his or her zone? __________________________________________________________________________________________________ 3) Match the communication signal on the left with the correct purpose on the right: 1) One short whistle blast 2) Raised fist 3) Two long whistle blasts 4) Crossed arms 5) Tapping head 6) One long whistle blast 7) Pointing 8) Thumbs up 9) Two short whistle blasts ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ a) Indicate a major emergency b) Give direction c) Get a guest’s attention d) Watch my area e) Resume activity f) Activate EAP g) Lifeguard needs help h) Stop dispatch i) Get the attention of a lifeguard or supervisor 4) What information should be posted next to the telephone? _________________________________________________________________________________________________ 5) What is the difference between an assist and a rescue? _________________________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________________________ 6) The rescue tube is an optional piece of equipment for lifeguards at wave pools. True or False? 7) BSI precautions regard all body fluids as if they are contaminated. True or False? 8) When rotating, it is important to look professional and maintain the 10/20 Protection Standard. True or False?
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8 LIFEGUARD CANDIDATE REVIEW DOCUMENT Chapter Three, Reacting to an Emergency CRITICAL THINKING 1) What do you do if the guard to your right makes a rescue and raises a clenched fist while in the water? __________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ 2) When does a pool or facility have to be cleared of remaining swimmers? __________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ 3) Why should a stand-mounted phone be used for emergencies or official business only? __________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ 4) How does having an EAP in place improve the safety of a facility? __________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________
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9 LIFEGUARD CANDIDATE REVIEW DOCUMENT Chapter Four, Rule enforcement, Guest Relations, and Additional Responsibilities ASSESSMENT 1) What are three components of proper rule enforcement? 1) _____________________________________________________________________________________________ 2) _____________________________________________________________________________________________ 3) _____________________________________________________________________________________________ 2) What is the Golden Rule of guest relations? _________________________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________________________ 3) Name three actions you can take to help control a crowd: 1) _____________________________________________________________________________________________ 2) _____________________________________________________________________________________________ 3) _____________________________________________________________________________________________ 4) Every rescue requires careful documentation. True or False? 5) Working as a lifeguard means you: a) Should expect to participate in regular in-service training. b) May have to perform related duties at your facility. c) Will be expected to maintain professional standards. d) All of the above.
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10 LIFEGUARD CANDIDATE REVIEW DOCUMENT Chapter Four, Rule enforcement, Guest Relations, and Additional Responsibilities CRITICAL THINKING 1) How would you handle an irate guest? __________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ 2) What is the best way to enforce a rule? __________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ 3) What types of related (non- lifeguarding) duties are included as part of a lifeguard’s responsibilities? __________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ 4) What benefits arise from positive guest relations between lifeguards and guests? __________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ 5) Why is crowd control such an important concept during an aquatic emergency? __________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________
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11 LIFEGUARD CANDIDATE REVIEW DOCUMENT Chapter Five, Guest on the Surface Breathing ASSESSMENT 1) The difference between a distressed swimmer assist and a submersion incident rescue is that in a submersion incident, the guest is unconscious.
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