handling chemicals

Inside Lifeguard Training: Chemical Preparedness and Safety

For what many consider a summer job, lifeguards have a lot more responsibility than expected. Sure, there’s the always-expected attribute of physical fitness, and they have to be ready to rescue at a moment’s notice. But let’s take those qualities away from the equation and … they still have an important, demanding responsibility. That’s because lifeguards are also responsible for…

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Tips for Handling Pool Chemicals

It’s important for all lifeguards to be well informed and confident around chemicals. In some states lifeguards may be asked to regularly test the water quality and adjust the chlorination. That’s why all lifeguards are required to take the OSHA Chemical Handling webinar. This training teaches lifeguards how to safely work around chemicals that could be potentially hazardous. The OSHA…

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