Conn. Agencies Regs. § 19a-113a-1 - Requirement for lifeguards to be certified in cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Current through March 4, 2022

(a) Definitions. As used in this section:
(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 rescuer.
(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.
(c) Cardiopulmonary resuscitation certification-for purposes of this section cardiopulmonary resuscitation certification shall include at least the following components:
(1) Methods for clearing the obstructed airway.
(2) One rescuer adult cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
(3) Two rescuer adult cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
(4) Infant small child cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
(d) Each 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.


Conn. Agencies Regs. § 19a-113a-1
Effective March 7, 1989

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