Aquatic facilities - Total Life Saving Service Plan

TitleAquatic facilities - Total Life Saving Service Plan
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication2007
AuthorsShane, M
Conference NameWorld Conference on Drowning Prevention
Date Published09/2007
PublisherInternational Life Saving Federation
Conference LocationPorto, Portugal
Other Numbers02-14
Abstract

Our customers are looking for full service providers. The Society must provide customers with a comprehensive package of services to meet a wide range of needs from learn to swim and lifesaving training, to a comprehensive safety audit service.

The session will review services, which distinguish us as a preferred provider for aquatic facility owners and operators and provides these professionals with the tools necessary to identify and reduce risks through:

  • systematic aquatic safety audits of facilities and procedures,
  • Aquatic Safety Accreditation program to recognize facilities operating to an established standards,
  • research and development of safety standards on aquatic safety issues,
  • reporting and interpretation of legal precedents developed from aquatic accidents,
  • Coroners Inquests,
  • and court cases,
  • interpretation of the Ontario provincial health regulations,
  • training for aquatic and Pool Operations personnel,
  • consulting services including expert witness services,
  • and assistance with the management of major incidents.
Learning Outcomes
  1. Describe the role and responsibility of the Society in providing these services
  2. List the seven Aquatic Safety Management Services that can be provided to their customers and the benefits of these services
  3. Describe the services and their revenue and staff/volunteer procedures and protocols