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Definition: shallow water:50 yards Pool:100 yards Special facilities:200 yards Term: On the feet first, retrieve the brick, what are the requirements for shallow water, pool, special facilities lifeguard? Definition: shallow water: depth 5 feet; swim a distance of 10 feet under water Pool: minimum depth of 8 feet Special facilities: minimum depth of 8 feet
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Term: How long do you have to tread water without using arms for shallow water, pool, and special facilities lifeguard? Definition: shallow water: not required Pool: 1 minute Special facilities: 2 minutes Term: What is risk management? Definition: Reducing the likelihood of an accident by controlling the factors that make the situation high risk. Term: What is standard of care? Definition: The degree of care a responsible person would take to prevent an injury to another person; expected level of skills and care at which lifeguards are expected to perform. Term: What is a professional image? Definition: Impression of responsibility, authority, friendliness, and competency. it is demonstrated by the way lifeguards look and act toward guests.
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Term: What is 10/20 protection standard? Definition: Practice that requires a lifeguard to visually scan the zone of protection area every 10 second, identifying any distressed guests. the lifeguard then has 20 seconds to reach the guest and begin rendering aid. Term: what is distress? Definition: Condition in which a guest is unable to maintain a position on top of the water or make progress to safety without assistance. Term: what is scanning? Definition: Moving the eyes and head throughout the top, middle, and bottom sections of a zone of protection area while maintaining the 10/20 or 10/3 protection standard. Term: what is high risk? Definition: Conditions or characteristics that make it more likely for an accident or incident to happen.
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Term: what is drowning? Definition: Death cause by accumulation of a fluid in the lungs or a laryngospasm Term: what is active drowning?
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