As used in this
(1) "Certified" means currently
recognized as a trained practitioner of a skill.
(2) "Employed" means used in a capacity of
responsibility, whether for financial remuneration or as a volunteer.
(3) "Face mask or shield" means a device
constructed so as to prevent the return flow of air from a victim to the
(4) "Lifeguard" means the
person employed at the waterfront who has responsibility for the safety and
well-being of persons at a pool, beach, or other swimming facility.
(b) Persons who are employed as
lifeguards shall be certified in cardiopulmonary resuscitation by the American
Heart Association or the American Red Cross.
-for purposes of this section cardiopulmonary resuscitation
certification shall include at least the following components:
(1) Methods for clearing the obstructed
(2) One rescuer adult
Two rescuer adult cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
(4) Infant small child cardiopulmonary
facility employing lifeguards shall provide infant, child, and adult face masks
or shields and shall provide appropriate receptacles or holders in proximity to
the lifeguard duty stations.