This document library contains our Lifesaving, Sport and Health & Safety policies for SLSNZ. You can use the filter to sort the policies by category (Lifesaving, Sport and Health & Safety).

Policy Index

Lifesaving Policies

  • Body Recovery
  • First Aid Operations
  • Helmet use in Lifeguard Operations
  • IRB Hull, Engine & Fuel Bladder Specifications
  • IRB Operations
  • Lifeguard Qualifications & Refreshers
  • Lifesaving Activities around rocks
  • Marine Animals
  • Methoxyflurane
  • New Equipment Testing
  • Patrol & Incident Data
  • Patrol Support Members
  • Patrol Type and designation of Patrolled Areas & minimum standards
  • Rescue of the Year
  • RWC Operations
  • RWC Specifications
  • Shark Incidents
  • SLSNZ Lifeguard & Patrol Support Uniform
  • SLSNZ Search & Rescue Operations & SAR Squad Accreditation
  • Tsunami Response
  • Use of Patrol Vehicles on Beaches

SLSNZ  is always looking for continual improvement & therefore collects ongoing suggestions from our clubs & services. National Lifesaving Policies can be reviewed, and any submissions for change from the membership help form a wider picture. 

To submit a suggested amendment to SLSNZ, please click here.

Sport Policies

  • SLSNZ High Performance Selection (Ocean Beach & Pool)
  • SLSNZ High Performance Selection (Surf Boats)

Health & Safety Policies

  • Safeguarding Children Policy and Procedures
  • Drug and Alcohol Policy and Procedures
  • Incident Reporting
  • Sunsmart
  • Club Child Protection Policy and Procedures Template
  • Concussion Policy
  • Health and Safety