"I actually do alot of team building at our in-service trainings just to keep the spirit up & not go where we know lifeguards can go while in the chair on duty, i.e complacent, lazy, inattentive, attitudy, bored, etc. Some good ones…"
"I tell my new guards to stay focused & alert while on duty. Drownings really do happen & it will happen to you (in your zone) if you don't watch your water. I also advise them that while they're in that guard position they're…"
I keep my staff motivated by giving them ownership of what's going on at the pool, i.e. we set into motion any good idea they toss my way, I utilize them for planning & leading programs, I give extra training for those who want…"
If they are an EMT as well as a lifeguard, then the Healthcare Provider cert for 2 years is valid, as long as they are an active EMT or healthcare provider. If they are not active in an EMT or healthcare environment, then it does not apply,…"
Here at the US Marine Air Station, Cherry Point, North Carolina we track our certifications just with a spreadsheet. That way we can sort what we need, etc. We also do annual CPR/PR & BBP-PDT training at one time with all staff…"