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Lifeguard Effectiveness: A Report of the Working Group

cover for lifeguard effectiveness: a report of the working groupThis report, published in October 2001 by CDC’s Injury Center, assesses lifeguards as a strategy for preventing drowning and water-related injuries. The product of an expert meeting and a review of data from the United States Lifesaving Association (USLA) and other sources, the report will help communities, local government officials, and owners of private water recreational areas make informed decisions about whether to begin, retain, or discontinue lifeguarding services.  

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