Evaluation Particulars

Disclaimer of Liability

  • These findings were compiled in good faith, exercising all due care and attention. Moreover, this report is based on matters which were observed, or came to the attention of the Auditor, during the review and site assessments and should not be relied upon as an exhaustive record of all possible risks or hazards that may exist or potential improvements that can be made. Readers should seek appropriate advice when applying the findings to their specific needs.

Confidentiality Statement

  • In order to maintain the integrity and credibility of the evaluation process and to protect the parties involved, it is understood that Auditors shall not divulge, to unauthorised persons, any information obtained during this audit, unless legally obliged to do so.

Copyright 2019

  • All rights reserved. No part of this document may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying and recording, or by an information storage or retrieval system, without the prior written permission of the CEO, Mr. Todd McHardy.


  • The purpose of this evaluation is:

    a) To ensure lifeguards are maintaining Lifeguard Observation standards as per the Vigilance Evaluation Drill & KPIs;
    b) Lifeguards are maintaining the 30-Second Awareness Standard;
    c) Lifeguards are maintaining the 3-Minute Awareness Standard; and
    d) Lifeguards are executing the 5 Keys of Scanning as per the Vigilance Evaluation & Drill KPIs


  • The scope of this evaluation is limited to the examination and evaluation of activities undertaken by the Auditee, in relation to conforming to the Vigilance Evaluation Drill & KPIs.

Compliance Scoring

  • Performance criteria of an individual lifeguard observation are categorised as ‘EXCEEDs, MEETS or NRT’ (needs retraining).
    - If a lifeguard is observed completing all the criteria the result is a ‘MEETS’;
    - If a lifeguard is observed completing all the criteria and displays a performance above expectation, the result is an ‘EXCEEDS’;
    - If the lifeguard does not provide surveillance of swimmers (30 Second Awareness Standard) then the overall outcome for the evaluation will be ‘NRT’; and
    - If a lifeguard does not ‘MEET’ for two or more of the additional criteria, the overall outcome will be ‘NRT’.

Evaluation Criteria

Lifeguard Observation

  • Lifeguard provided surveillance of swimmers (30-Second Awareness Standard) or (3-Minute Awareness Standard at approved site) Trigger Criteria:

  • Lifeguard addressed environmental concerns:

  • Lifeguard exhibited professional behaviour and demeanour:

  • Lifeguard was rescue ready:

  • Lifeguard displayed a significant change in position/scanning pattern:

  • Lifeguard location allowed visual surveillance of entire Area of Responsibility:

  • Location allowed for immediate access to rescue equipment:

  • Lifeguard exhibited proactive bottom scan during rotation:

  • Lifeguard exhibited rotation without loss of eye contact:

  • Lifeguard acknowledgement and understands evaluation result:

  • Lifeguard name and signature:


  • Overall Comment:

  • I hereby certify that all observations are true and accurate

  • Auditors Name and Signature:

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