Abu Dhabi: Keeping beachgoers safe is becoming a nerve-wrecking task for lifeguards
as many residents callously ignore safety warnings while taking a dip, XPRESS has learnt.
Jessica Hargreaves, Mike Scott, Alex Bowden and Mike Murray | |
The committee at Rest Bay Lifeguard
Club in Porthcawl fear safety could be compro-|mised at the award-winning beach if Bridgend council cuts lifeguard
She radioed the lifeguards
at nearby Longsands beach in Tynemouth and asked them to launch their inshore lifeboat to the scene.
Then beachgoers are warned; a lifeguard
will often talk to everyone in their area, he says.
This year Golden State Lifeguards
is again changing the rules and raising the bar by now allowing basic lifeguards
to seek employment.
Not every beach is guarded every day and we always strongly advise the public to only swim where there is a lifeguard
on duty and to obey the flags and the lifeguards
at all times.
took in the injured puffin and called a local volunteer from a bird sanctuary to collect him.
However winter will soon pass and the RNLI lifeguard
team will once again be busy training and preparing the equipment to ensure that the charity delivers another successful safety service on the country's beaches in 2013.
This summer, these students represent about 12 percent of the company's 250-member, high school- and college-age lifeguard
The Swimming Teachers' Association pool lifeguard
course, is open to all confident swimmers over the age of 16.
Aa"The job is never as glamorous as one expects," says Bassam Arab, 28, a senior lifeguard
at the Long Beach swimming club in Manara.