Definition:shallow water:50 yardsPool:100 yardsSpecial facilities:200 yardsTerm:On the feet first, retrieve the brick,what are the requirements for shallowwater, pool, special facilitieslifeguard?Definition:shallow water: depth 5 feet; swim adistance of 10 feet under waterPool: minimum depth of 8 feetSpecial facilities: minimum depth of 8feet
Term:How long do you have to tread waterwithout using arms for shallow water,pool, and special facilities lifeguard?Definition:shallow water: not requiredPool: 1 minuteSpecial facilities: 2 minutesTerm:What is risk management?Definition:Reducing the likelihood of an accidentby controlling the factors that makethe situation high risk.Term:What is standard of care?Definition:The degree of care a responsibleperson would take to prevent an injuryto another person; expected level ofskills and care at which lifeguards areexpected to perform.Term:What is a professional image?Definition:Impression of responsibility, authority,friendliness, and competency. it isdemonstrated by the way lifeguardslook and act toward guests.
Term:What is 10/20 protection standard?Definition:Practice that requires a lifeguard tovisually scan the zone of protectionarea every 10 second, identifying anydistressed guests. the lifeguard thenhas 20 seconds to reach the guest andbegin rendering aid.Term:what is distress?Definition:Condition in which a guest is unableto maintain a position on top of thewater or make progress to safetywithout assistance.Term:what is scanning?Definition:Moving the eyes and head throughoutthe top, middle, and bottom sections ofa zone of protection area whilemaintaining the 10/20 or 10/3protection standard.Term:what is high risk?Definition:Conditions or characteristics thatmake it more likely for an accident orincident to happen.
Term:what is drowning?Definition:Death cause by accumulation of afluid in the lungs or a laryngospasmTerm:what is active drowning?