Ten Commandments of Lifeguarding. A Lifeguard will stay calm and exercise good judgement in Emergencies!. He will always take equipment on a rescue attempt. A Lifeguard is VIGILANT!. He will not look for glory in credit for rescue made, and will protect all patrons from hazards. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation
Ten Commandments of Lifeguarding
A Lifeguard will stay calm and exercise good judgement in Emergencies!He will always take equipment on a rescue attempt.
A Lifeguard is VIGILANT!He will not look for glory in credit for rescue made, and will protect all patrons from hazards.
A Lifeguard will Prevent Accidents!He will protect individuals from their own weaknesses and inability's.
A Lifeguard will Conduct himself so as to bring credit to his organization!
He will never abuse any invested authority and will reflect the dignity associated with saving lives.
A Lifeguard will be a good Subordinate Employee!He will work as a member of a team and welcome supervision.
A Lifeguards appearance will be a credit to himself and representatives of his organization!
He will keep his quarters, gear, and personal skills in excellent condition.
A Lifeguard is Trustworthy!He is prompt in reporting to his station; he maintains constant surveillance; and he never leaves his station until he is properly relieved.
A Lifeguard is always Ready!A condition of readiness will be in evidence by constant physical training, practice of skills, and proper use of equipment.
A Lifeguard will feel the Responsibility of his Mission!
He is fully aware of his responsibilities to prevent accidents, safeguard the members, perform rescues, and preserve human life.
A Lifeguard will be Progressive!He will constantly seek new and better ways to improve his skills, equipment, and profession.
TOGETHER EVERYONE ACHIEVES MORE!
This presentation was developed byMartha Luoni, Aquatics DirectorJames J. Harris YMCACharlotte, North Carolina