The lifeguard recognizes that someone needs help, 2. Check that the suction is working by placing your ﬁ nger over the end of the suction tip as you squeeze the handle of the device. Start studying YMCA Lifeguard. Please refer to Campus Recreation Employee Manual for Disciplinary Procedures.
SUCTION TIP Measure from the victim’ s earlobe to the corner of the mouth. Head gear, socks and tennis shoes are not permitted while on duty. Safety team members assist, 5. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. The lifeguard uniform includes your UNC Asheville issued staff shirt, whistle, and swim wear.
It is small enough to fit in EMS bags, or first aid kits, and is ready to go when you are. Corrective action taken, 10. Our manual is designed to not only be a study tool while getting certified but also a consistent resource of valuable information and techniques long after your certification in complete. Witnesses are interviewed, 7. Note the distance to prevent inserting the suction tip too deeply.
Reports are completed, 8. The lifeguard activates the EAP, 3. The chain of command is notified, 6. Equipment is checked, 9.
Manual Suction Device. The American Red Cross Lifeguard Manual was developed under the direction of members of the American Red Cross Scientific Advisory Council. Allows removal of. Follow- up staff discussion SUCTION THE MOUTH Insert the suction tip into the back of the mouth. Lifeguard follows general procedure, 4.