Pool Safety

Pool safety is a matter of life and death, there are far too many accidents in this country every year to take pool safety lightly.

Pool Safety

Didi you know that in the states of Florida, Arizona, and California drowning is the number one cause of death for children under the age of five? And there are more than 10 times that number of near-drowning incidents - 25% of which leave the child with severe disabilities. Thankfully, these are statistics that we can control by maintaining pool safety and water safety in general.

Supervision is number one for pool safety

As far as pool safety for children is concerned, there is no better prevention than constant and diligent supervision. You should never leave children unattended in the pool for any reason what so ever, if you simply must leave for a few seconds - take them with you! make sure that all other caregivers are also giving pool safety their full attention. When there are also other visitors or it is a party, make sure that there is someone who is constantly watching the children, and that means NOT looking away AT ALL! Drownings usually happen in a short time and without a slash or a call for help.

In addition, follow these tips as well:

There are also some special procedures that should be in place around the pool area in regards to weather safety. Many of the areas that are most affected by the weather are also in warm areas where the homes have swimming pools. Make sure that you know the dangers that the pool can present in the face of disaster.

Remember that the most important pool safety product you can have by the pool is often also mandated and regulated by the law. Make sure that your pool fences follow the regulations set forth by your municipality. Get all of the pool safety tips that are available and see the impact that even one pool safety tip can have.

It's never a bad idea to get yourself ahold of a pool alarm, - or better yet, multiple pool alarms.

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