Nevada Public Health and Safety

Sec. § 444.115
Competency of lifeguard on duty at facility of State or local government.


If a lifeguard is on duty at a facility or other property owned or operated by the State of Nevada or a political subdivision thereof where recreational swimming is available in a natural or artificial body of water, the lifeguard must have satisfactorily completed an advanced lifesaving course offered by the Red Cross or an equivalent course. A current certificate indicating that the lifeguard has satisfactorily completed such a course must be posted in a prominent place near the lifeguard’s workstation or otherwise be made available for public inspection during all business hours.


The employer of such a lifeguard may require the lifeguard to demonstrate his or her competency at any time during the employment of the lifeguard.

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Feb. 5, 2021