noun - The Burnside Rescue Can is a rescue device and iconic piece of lifesaving
equipment used in water rescue designed by Los Angeles County Chief Lifeguard Robert Burnside
. The flotation device helps support the victim's and rescuer's weight to make a rescue easier. It is an essential part of the equipment that must be carried by lifeguards. It further can act as a mark of authority, identifying an individual as a lifeguard.
Rescue can, rescue buoy, rescue tube