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    The Story Of A Lifeguard

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    Life at the Limit “Lifeguard” short story written by Barbara Scott "The Story of a lifeguard" is a short story in which Barbara Scott, the author, presents a teenager named Chris, who is living alone in Calgary and is struggling with a number of problems. Chris, sixteen-year-old who is living without his parents, works at the Bridge Land Community Swimming Pool. During his daily lifeguard job Chris meets a child named Mike, who unintentionally annoys Chris, and causes Chris to snap. Later, Mike and his parents ends up in a car accident, losing both his mom, dad and his memories. Throughout the story, Chris and Mike both experience powerful character development, as they both become harmonious in their lives. During this book analyzes, I will explore the intensive character…

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    Lifeguard Research Paper

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    What would you do if you witness someone drinking alcohol on the job? To even make matters worse what if they were a lifeguard drinking on the job. Lifeguards are paid to save lives. How would a lifeguard be able to take care of others if they are not able to take care of themselves? There are many responses people will have if they witness a lifeguard drinking on the job. This paper will go over the many responses that people will have when they witness this situation and what I would do when…

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    When I say wave I mean high, rough, crazy waves. My sister Sydney and I sat in the tube and weren’t expect anything; then all the sudden the lifeguard was playing around with us and put us in the way of building where the waves come out. The waves kept coming out full force. I went so high and would get higher, then when that one gigantic wave came I was finished, I wiped out. Drowning and choking with water, laughing all together still being taken out by waves I realized that I wasn't in my…

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    The Red Cross Water Safety Programs are designed to prevent drowning before it happens. The CDC reports the implementation of lifeguards and public safety education have decreased drownings. The Red Cross states that since the beginning of their programs, drowning rates have been cut by 90%. This is in direct contrast to third world countries without any water safety measures. In countries like Thailand or Malaysia, child drowning mortality rates skyrocket. The Bangladesh Demographic Health…

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    Nearly three hundred people filled the tranquil water before me. Children splashed each other in delight, while adults preferred to just relax and float on the surface. However, this tranquil water did not last long, as a familiar noise known as “the buzzer” sounded. The buzzer signals the wave generator to begin producing ten to fifteen-foot-high waves. In this instant, each individual is considered to be at risk for injury and it is my job, as a lifeguard, to watch over and protect them. We…

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    man is placed there it is usually a punishment from our bosses and our fellow male co-workers who will tease them endlessly for the rest of the day. H street’s location is also right in between two of our most crowded streets, making me surrounded by our “hot shot” lifeguards, also known as the ones who just have nice bodies and work here to pick up girls. With just my luck, I also got placed with a male guard, which was now basically punishing me. I had to prepare myself for the constant…

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    well can see below the surface, and can tell how hard I’m actually working. I hide the fact that I have predetermined my experience, and I’m working extremely hard in order to get what I want. Mr. E didn’t know that my top strength is achiever; however, he was able to explain the role this strengths play in my personality. More importantly, I learned that most people see me as an achiever and have no idea about my future plans that motivate me. When he told me that my greatest strengths are…

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    Fortunately the incident occurred in guarded pool, but many accidents can happen without the security of a lifeguard around. If a child is taught how to float and be comfortable in water they can’t stand in, they will have a much higher chance of not drowning. Swimming is an important life skill, and if they child is comfortable in water it will be much easier for them to learn later on. The process of a child getting comfortable with the water can take time and effort, but in the end it’s…

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    That is three time the national rate, and every year about 300 toddlers drown in residential swimming pools; overall, more than 800 children ages 14 and under die from drowning, and more than 4,000 go to the emergency room after near-drowning incidents.” I believe these are unacceptable numbers, this is why I spend my summers working at my local pool as a Lifeguard and a swim instructor. Not only do I get to help make sure the waters are safe but I also get to teach kids of all ages how to do…

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    Essay On Lifeguard

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    and talked about, the lifeguard community, on the other hand, is not highly researched. Much is known about the physical aspects of lifeguarding and the skills that are required, but little is talked or known about the literacy in the community. Many different factors such as acronyms and devices used when communicating between lifeguards and the various literacy tools during lifeguard training are key points in discussing the importance of literacy. The purpose of this study is to examine the…

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