Lifeguarding Chapter 5
Terms in this set (9)
The goal of an EAP is to?
alert other life guards
when an EAP is activated and the situation becomes escalated what is needed to be done?
the pool should be cleared and follow your facility's EAP plan
the first step in an EAP is?
after recognition is performed in EAP then what comes next?
giving prearranged signal (whistle) before leaving station
what do you do in your EAP once the signal is given?
choose the appropriate rescue for the situation and provide care
if an incident involves life threatening emergency what should be done?
someone should summon EMS by calling 9-1-1
what information should be given to EMS
the facilities dress, the situation, and purpose of call. (do not hang up on them)
after an emergency what should you do?
complete a report, advise the patron, and release the patron once rescue and emergency care is provided and safety team is complete
when reporters ask you about incident what do you say?
tell them you are not the appropriate person to speak too (don't give out any information)