Pool Safety Tips For You and Your Family
A swimming pool brings boundless fun for everyone. But it also comes with enormous responsibility in keeping it safe for all. Here are some pool safety tips for you and your family.
Important pool safety tips for the whole family
Safety for Kids ( and the whole family )
Always watch your children when they are in or near the pool. There must be someone who is constantly watching over them. Never let your child swim alone!
Have your children get basic water safety tips and engage them in basic swimming lessons. It is also better as well if you yourself or any adult knows how to swim, or might as well enroll in swimming lessons too.
Have your pool rules
You can set up your own pool rules in your own home or in public swimming pools. Simple pool rules such as keeping all the toys away from your pool when not in use. No running on the pool deck and other rules that you want to add. Let your children know that they must follow such rules so everyone is safe. you want them to be safe while having fun.
Have basic lessons on doing CPR ( Cardiopulmonary resuscitation ). Having knowledge in basic CPR can make a big difference between life and death situations.
Prepare an emergency kit
Have these items close by at all times:
- first aid kit
- flotation device
- portable telephone
Pool Fence / Alarm
Install a pool fence around the pool that has a self – latching gates. You can also have a pool alarm to alert you when someone especially your children go near the pool area.
If possible, keep the swimming pool covered especially when not in use. Make sure that it fits securely over the entire surface. Always keep your swimming pool cover in good condition. If you already notice some defects make sure to have them repaired or have a new one instead.
We hope that these tips can help you to stay safe while having fun in your pool.
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