Definition:Drowning in which the guest struggleson the surface for a short periodbefore submerging.Term:What is passive (silent) drowning?Definition:Drowning caused by various physicalconditions, such as heart attack orstroke, in which the guest shows nosigns of struggle at the surface of thewater.Term:How many drowning process arethere?Definition:5Term:What does EAP stand for?Definition:emergency action plan
Term:What is EAP?Definition:Written plan for a specific facilityoutlining step-by-step emergencyprocedures and responsibilities.Term:What does EMS stand for?Definition:emergency medical servicesTerm:What does BSI stand for?Definition:Body substance isolationTerm:What is BSI?Definition:Protective devices and measures takenby rescuers to limit or eliminate directcontact with blood or potentiallyinfectious bodily fluids.Term:What are the two most commonlifeguard communication?Definition:whistles and hand signals
Term:What does one short whistle mean?Definition:Get attention of guestTerm:what does two short whistle mean?Definition:Get attention of lifeguardTerm:What does 1 long whistle mean?Definition:Activate the EAPTerm:What does 2 long whistle mean?Definition:Indicate a major emergencyTerm:What does pointing mean?Definition:gives direction
Term:What does raised clenched fist mean?Definition:lifeguard needs helpTerm:What does crossed arms above thehead mean?Definition:to stop dispatch. EX: slides or tuberidesTerm:What does thumbs up mean?Definition:All right to resume the activityTerm:What does tapping the top of yourhead mean?Definition:watch my areaTerm:What is assist?Definition:Action of helping a distressedswimmer while being able to maintainthe 10/20 protection standard in theZone of Protection area.
Term:What is rescue?Definition:Situation in which a lifeguard entersthe water to aid a guest in distressTerm:What is rotation?Definition:System employed each time alifeguard leaves his or her post and isrelieved by another lifeguard.