Lifesaving/Water Safety Knowledge Base

This knowledge base offers information and resources for public safety personnel, first aid responder, and water safety/lifesaving supervisors and proponents. It is our hope that this information will help you become a better, more prepared lifeguard, swimming instructor, supervisor, rescuer, guardian, and neighbor. No matter what your role in the community, your understanding of this information combined with a willingness to help while staying safe yourself can and will save lives in, on, and around the water as well as in incidents where people become suddenly ill or injured.

The following areas of interest are included: