Life guard section 1

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  1. Acts - Responsibilities
    • Health and Safety at Work Act
    • Employer must comply
    • Follow training given
    • Report any risks and hazards
  2. Regulations - Responsibilities
    • Complete Risk Assessments
    • Health and Safety Training
  3. PPE responsibilites
    • Personal Protective Equipment
    • Equipment assessed
    • Maintained and stored properly
    • Instructions provided
    • used safely
  4. Signs
    • Red - Prohibition Signs
    • Yellow - Warning sign
    • Blue - Mandatory sign
    • Green - Emergency escape/first aid
  5. PSOP
    • Pool Safety Operating Procedures - consists of...
    • NOP - outlines safe day to day running of the building
    • EAP - what to do in emergencies
  6. NOP includes
    • Details of pool
    • Potential Risks
    • Dealing with the Public
    • Lifeguard duties/responsibilities
    • Work Instructions
    • First Aid Supplies and Training
    • Alarm Systems
  7. EAP includes
    • Overcrowding
    • disorderly behaviour
    • Lack of water clarity
    • Fire
    • Bomb
    • Lighting etc
  8. Risk Assessment purpose
    • to identify all the hazards that have the potential to cause harm
    • identify different measures to reduce the likelihood of an accident happening
  9. Hazard/Risk
    • Hazard - something with the potential to cause harm
    • Risk - how likely it is that the harm will be caused
  10. Risk Assessment categories
    • Premises and Utilities - design, features
    • Task and Activities - cleaning, inflatables
    • People - pool users, age, numbers, behaviour
  11. NOP - Systems of Work
    Work rotation, shift patterns, poolside rotations
  12. NOP - Operational systems
    • Controlling access to the pool, safe use of equipment
    • e.g. safe use of pool covers
  13. Hazard of Moveable Floors and Controls
    • Unfamiliar depths
    • Diving/Jumping into shallow water

    • Ensure swimmers out of the water when floor depths changed
    • Depth singage changed
  14. Hazard - Booms
    • Trapped under boom
    • Blind spots
    • Injury cause of unstable platform
  15. Gala Set up Hazards
    Starting blocks, lane ropes, lane flags
  16. NOP - Detailed Work Instructions
    • Pool cleaning procedures
    • Safe setting up of equipment
    • Diving procedures
    • Setting up got galas
    • Pool water treatment
  17. Activity Hazard List
    • Self appointed teacher
    • Hyperventilating then swimming under water
    • Play fighting
    • Running 
    • Gymnastics 
    • Bombing 
    • Diving
  18. Sub Aqua/Canoeing/Lesson sessions
    • Check sessions doesn't start until instructor present 
    • Ensure public have left
    • Canoe - suitable protection worn
  19. Critical/Non-critical Intervention
    • Critical - persons life is in danger
    • Non - preventing an accident waiting to happen
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Life guard section 1
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