5. Records or Logs May include: 5.1 Protection of the Casualties 5.2 Protection of the First aider 5.3 Indications of Patterns and provide data for evaluation on injury trends. EVIDENCE GUIDE 1. Critical aspects of competency Assessment requires evidence that the candidate: Practiced the basic procedures of Aquatic Emergency Care 2.Resource implications The following resources MUST be provided: Facilities, materials, tools and equipment necessary for the activity 3.Method of assessment Competency in this unit may be assessed through: 3.1 Third Party Report 3.2 Interview 3.3 Demonstration with questioning 4.Context of assessment Competency may be assessed in the work place or in a simulated work place setting.
TESDA-SOP-QSO-01-F08 TR – Lifeguard Services NC III (New) Promulgated December 16, 2015 54 UNIT OF COMPETENCY :PERFORM LIFEGUARDING HAND AND WHISTLE SIGNALS UNIT CODE :SOC541206 UNIT DESCRIPTOR : This unit covers knowledge and inter-communication skills required for hand signals and whistles. ELEMENT PERFORMANCE CRITERIA Italicized termsare elaborated in the Range of Variables REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED SKILLS 1. Specify hand and whistle signals for inter-lifeguard communication 1.1 Whistle signaling is interpreted in accordance with ILS as specified in the Handbook on Swimming and Lifesaving.1.2 Hand signaling is coded and decoded in accordance with ILS as specified in the Handbook on Swimming and Lifesaving.Trade Theory oImportance of Hand and Whistle Signals In any aquatic environment oILS Lifesaving Position Statement LPS-12 on International Lifeguard Hand Signals oWikipedia 2012: Lifeguard Whistle Signals Communications oOral and written Communication oHand Signaling oWhistle Signaling Mathematics and Mensuration oObserved distance between transmitter and receiver oLarge background noise volume at the pool making verbal communication difficult and in effect making hand and whistle signals useful. Execute hand signals for inter-lifeguard communication oMessage Received oCover my Area oAssistance Required oRotate oCome Together oFirst Aid oMajor Emergency oTake a Break oNot Breathing oSuspected Spinal Blow standard whistle signals oOne short whistle blast to signal attention or alert other lifeguards oThree long blasts to signal a major emergency Comprehend oral and written communication Practice in-House safety procedure on Environmental protection, good grooming and hygiene, occupational safety and health Access Handbook for Lifeguarding on Emergency Response, Visual and Audible Signals. Clean and maintain Lifeguard Blast whistle. Practice personal values in classroom
TESDA-SOP-QSO-01-F08 TR – Lifeguard Services NC III (New) Promulgated December 16, 2015 55 ELEMENT PERFORMANCE CRITERIA Italicized termsare elaborated in the Range of Variables REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED SKILLS Safety Practices oEnvironmental protection and concerns oGood grooming and personal hygiene oOccupational Safety and Health Standards Codes and Regulations oILS Lifesaving Position