In addition to the traditional drowning risks associated with swimming pools, the dynamic environments of oceans and lakes include hazards associated with changing tidal and weather conditions. In these dynamic environments, Lifeguards are responsible for ensuring the public’s safety through consistent and vigilant monitoring of the waterfront and active management of patrons.
There is a shared responsibility for safety between lifeguards and swimmers. Know your facts about beach safety, the proper terminology, and industry specific standards of care.
Effective sanitary programs, employee training, and managerial oversight are the cornerstone of any safe food operation. Despite industry specific training and quality assurance programs, consumers are regularly exposed to burns/scalds, allergens and other contaminants.
The flow of food is a term commonly used in the restaurant industry to describe how food moves from the farm to the table. There is a shared responsibility for safety along the flow of food to ensure the safe consumption of food products; each party is responsible for their own share in the process.