Help for Houston!
Our team has been directly affected by Hurricane Harvey, so we are running a campaign to match 100% of all donations we receive. The funds we receive will go directly to our fellow lifeguards in need. Please show your support and send a donation today!

GLOS·SA·RY

Mechanism of Injury

Also known as:
Synonyms coming soon

The means by which the incident occurred, which the first responder should gather for his or her incident report, or for the EMS provider's report.

Musculoskeletal

Also known as:
Synonyms coming soon

The muscle and bone systems of the body.

Near Drowning Rescue

Also known as:
Synonyms coming soon

A rescue for an individual who has become unconscious during an immersion incident.

Post Incident Stress

Also known as:
Synonyms coming soon

The emotional, psychological, and physical stress that can occur after an individual had been involved in a traumatic experience.

Primary Survey

Also known as:
Synonyms coming soon

Examining or checking a person to see if they have any life-threatening conditions.

Professional Image

Also known as:
Synonyms coming soon

Giving the impression of responsibility, authority, friendliness, and competency to guests at your facility by the way you look and act.

Protected Lakefront

Also known as:
Synonyms coming soon

An area of open water that has been sectioned off by buoys, ropes, docks, or boats to control access by guests.

Pulse

Also known as:
Synonyms coming soon

The verification of a beating heart, achieved by feeling the blood expand and contract in the arteries.

Puncture Wound

Also known as:
Synonyms coming soon

A wound with little bleeding, caused by a sharp pointed object piercing and entering the skin.

Qualifying Questions

Also known as:
Synonyms coming soon

Questions asked of an injured guest to determine the possible cause, symptoms, and severity of their injury.