Get On the guard II : the YMCA lifeguard manual PDF

By YMCA of the U S A

ISBN-10: 0736039767

ISBN-13: 9780736039765

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13. If 14. Describe the HELP position and are your options you're off duty? 16. List 18. a distressed safely with swimmer minimal use of grabs you when you are immersed in cold water, should you remove your clothes to improve your chance of survival? 15. List five safe 17. if move why it is so valuable. boating rules. the nine guidelines for safe rafting and tubing. Why is dangerous to swim near a dam? When should you open a door or window it to escape from a sinking vehicle? 19. After a vehicle sinks, where is the best place for passengers to posi- tion themselves?

K\ / e ON THE GUARD bh^^h^^^^^HI^^^^^KJIB- II THE SUCCESSFUL LIFEGUARD The best lifeguards are good at what they do because of particular personal characteristics. They are people-oriented professionals who share their aquatic abilities to enable others to safely enjoy water activities. • cares about others, • is strong and • is a • is a responsible person, • knows how and when • wants A successful lifeguard fit, good swimmer, to have fun, and to help others. Are these characteristics true of you?

One option is to simply go limp and submerge. 13). If this is unsuccessful, push up on the pressure point of the swimmer's elbow and push the swimmer away from you; swim away 8 to 10 feet if necessary. Be sure not to surface too close to the person or you could find yourself in danger again. 13 Submerge defense. ON THE GUARD II d. 13 (continued) you should need to rescue a passive victim on the surface, remember that boaters, water skiers, and scuba divers may have some type of flotation device on them.

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