National Lifeguards are
highly skilled and trained individuals. To become a lifeguard you
must be 16 years of age and have Bronze Cross and Standard First
Aid certifications. See the chart for the
The World Health Organization reports that children under 5
years have the highest drowning mortality rates worldwide, except
in Canada and New Zealand where adult males have the highest
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