Eyesight standards for beach lifeguards

Polona Jaki, Mike Tipton

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review


This chapter reviews the requirements for beach lifeguards’ eyesight. This includes not only visual acuity but also many often hotly debated issues such as colour blindness and the use of sunglasses, swimming goggles and contact lenses. Where advice can be based on scientific evidence, this evidence is presented; where this cannot be done, a recommendation is based on clinical experience.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Science of Beach Lifeguarding
EditorsMike Tipton, Adam Wooler
PublisherCRC Press Inc
Number of pages10
ISBN (Electronic)9781315362496
ISBN (Print)9781482245974
Publication statusPublished - 3 Mar 2016


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