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Indicates whether there is a person who supervises the place Show/edit corresponding data item.
Group: properties
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areas (and multipolygon relations)should not be used on relations (except multipolygon relations)
Status: de factoPage for proposal

supervised=* indicates whether there is a person who supervises the place. This means that the person observes the place, makes sure that everyone obeys to the rules, that nobody is harmed, and that nothing is damaged.

For a beach, supervised means that there is someone who watches the beach itself, not what happens in the water. For swimming facilities with a lifeguard on duty, see lifeguard=* or emergency=lifeguard.


In combination with


A supervised  Lollipop crossing for school-age children.

A traffic junction directed by a  traffic officer. Sometimes there is a small platform on which the officer can stand.

A level crossing operated by a  flagman (gatekeeper, signalman) manually closes the gate when a train is approaching.

A parking lot guarded during its entire opening hours (not to collect parking fees, but to prevent car theft and vandalism).

A public toilet that is staffed with a cleaner.

See also