USLA Safety Tip of the Week: Sharks!

“With all the drama about sharks of late, it’s a good time to remember that the USLA has a position statement on appropriate responses to shark incidents by lifeguard agencies. You can review it in the Lifeguard Library at or by visiting And remember, in 2014 there were no shark related fatalities in the US, but over 85,000 rescues from drowning by American lifeguards.”

Remember to stay safe this summer!