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Waterpark Leadership

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Waterpark Leadership

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CPR in schools

Being a Brit I still monitor English news.  Recently there was a professional soccer player who collapsed during a live high profile game and was revived after his heart stopped.one possibly good thing that has come out is attention bought about the need for CPR training in schools. Imagine if this happened in an NFL/NBA/MLB game.…See More
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managing by numbers

managing by numbers......i would like to collect ideas for an article, blog post, convention seminar or eBook and how to use numbers to manage, especially pertaining to but not limited to Aquatic facility/waterparks.some obvious examples would be food cost, per caps, labor to revenue etc. please include a brief and simple description of what and how, as this could be aimed at new supervisors to aid in career development. i think this is a critical area that is not taught in any official…See More
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Aug 25, 2011
Brett Burns replied to Andrew Vaughan's discussion How Should we train Lifeguards for certified bystander help?
"I just inquired with our legal counsel and our Fire Chief about this issue due to a couple recent incidents: We had a young child who had a possible head injury. He was immediately immobilized and the squad was called (we don't take ANY…"
Aug 11, 2011
Lisa Howard replied to Andrew Vaughan's discussion How Should we train Lifeguards for certified bystander help?
"At my facility we have had a few situation where off duty responders have tried to give care.  We tell those off duty responders that they are not allowed to touch our patient and we really don't give them an option to help.  All of…"
Aug 10, 2011
Lisa Phillips replied to Andrew Vaughan's discussion How Should we train Lifeguards for certified bystander help?
"I tihnk that Jim just nailed something on the head, "Actively supervising head guards on the deck". That is the key to reducing the likelyhood of a failure to act resulting in bystanders taking over. One would hope that the "head…"
Aug 9, 2011
Jim Wheeler replied to Andrew Vaughan's discussion How Should we train Lifeguards for certified bystander help?
"Wow, talk about taking my comments out of context. I don't care how good people think they train staff, the human element will always hinder the provision of response and care. That is why people drown with Lifeguards on duty all the…"
Aug 9, 2011
Lisa Phillips replied to Andrew Vaughan's discussion How Should we train Lifeguards for certified bystander help?
"I don't dislike your comments at all, Ron,  I just love a healthy debate!! LOL! I agree with you that I do not want my facility to endure the liability of an unknown individual providing medical care. There is no time in an emergency to…"
Aug 9, 2011
Ron Arendas replied to Andrew Vaughan's discussion How Should we train Lifeguards for certified bystander help?
"Lisa:  I get the feeling that you do not care for my comments. LOL. I understand exactly what Jim is saying and I truly appreciate all comments, including Jim's, on this forum. These days, I am training young people to be lifeguards and…"
Aug 8, 2011
Lisa Phillips replied to Andrew Vaughan's discussion How Should we train Lifeguards for certified bystander help?
"I don't think Jim was at all implying that staff are not trained to respond, but like Terri pointed out, just because someone is trained to respond, doesn't mean they will respond, or respond correctly. Most of us are dealing with young…"
Aug 8, 2011
Terri Smith replied to Andrew Vaughan's discussion How Should we train Lifeguards for certified bystander help?
"Protocols, protocols, protocols.  To explore Jim's thoughts....We all get what should happen.....the reality is, in a real life situation when a typical guard is faced with this situation what should happen and what does happen are…"
Aug 7, 2011

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Top Ten Reasons to Say it WHILE you do it

Posted on December 23, 2010 at 6:43am 2 Comments

While teaching a couple of CPR classes this last few weeks I decided to pass on some reasons why I feel its extremely important to…

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Is Waterpark labor a fixed expense?

Posted on December 9, 2010 at 10:13am 0 Comments

On slow days you have to look at waterpark labor as a fixed cost like a mortgage payment or insurance fee rather than a variable controllable expense.Meaning it is comparable to the fact that the bank expecting the same mortgage payment amount regardless of you low income that month. the mortgage payment never goes down as a percentage of your revenue.



Of course you can always trim labor but as anticipated revenue goes down… Continue

who audits first?

Posted on September 1, 2010 at 8:00am 2 Comments

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The 7 "UNDER's" of (near) drownings pdf

Posted on April 28, 2010 at 1:30pm 1 Comment

The 7 ‘UNDERS of Near drowning.pdf


please let me know if this simple concept for reducing and avoiding near drownings can be improved. please feel free to use this in any training that you think might be valuable to save lives and avoid injury.

Andrew

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At 12:31pm on September 30, 2009, Jill Chivers said…
I would love to know the results of the recognition survey.
At 2:42pm on August 19, 2009, CHUCK JACOBS said…
Andrew,

Great comments on the end of the season blues as I call them. We use time off & extra incentives...such as movie passes and what we call play dough( money that they can use aboard the base) for our teammates here at NAS Pax River, Maryland. Hope our paths cross again!
 
 
 

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