|emergency = lifeguard|
|A place where a lifeguard is on duty|
|Used on these elements|
|Status: de facto|
|Tools for this tag|
Ais a rescuer who supervises the safety and rescue of swimmers, surfers, and other water sports participants such as in a swimming pool, water park, beach or river.
Tag a node at the permanent location of towers or platforms, or draw as an area around a base. Add the tag emergency=lifeguard_tower for a tower with lifeguards, or emergency=lifeguard_platform for a platform used by lifeguards or emergency=lifeguard_base for a lifeguard base. If you want to tag that a feature has lifeguards or an area is supervised by lifeguards, add lifeguard=yes.
- Main lifeguard building. Used for storing medical and rescue equipment, vehicles and/or boats, and as a communications centre and administration office.
- Permanent elevated structure from which lifeguards watch and supervise swimmers. Usually contains first aid and communications equipment.
- Permanent platform used by lifeguards to watch and supervise swimmers. It is not as high as a tower and usually doesn't have walls or a roof.