Read These Swimming Pool Tips For A Safe Summer!
It’s recommended to review pool safety tips annually for maintaining a safe pool. Aqua Shine Pools is happy to provide you with a list of top swimming pool safety tips that every pool owners NEEDS to know. Please review the list below, and if you have any questions, please contact our locally trusted professionals at Aqua Shine Pools.
All Swimming Pool Owners Need To Know The Following:
For Accident Prevention
- Never leave a child unsupervised or out of eye contact around or in the pool.
- Do not allow anyone to swim alone.
- Teach your children to swim.
- Do not rely on inflatable toys, armbands or inner-tubes to prevent accidents.
- Equip all doors from the house to the pool with a self-closing/self-latching mechanism to protect against all unauthorized entry and use.
- Gates and latches should be locked when the pool is not in use.
- Keep lifesaving equipment next to the pool in a designated area.
- Adults in the family should be trained in CPR.
- Jumping – Before jumping, know the depth of the water and make sure the area is clear of obstacles. Jumping into shallow water could lead to accidents and serious injuries.
- Make sure electrical appliances used poolside connect to a ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI). Do not use an extension cord by your pool. Electrocution is a real danger.
- Never allow anyone to use the pool under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
For Emergency Situations
- A solid pole, a rope or life ring poolside can provide immediate assistance to a person in trouble.
- Only use those devices for emergencies.
- Explain the use of emergency devices to children and do not allow children to play with them.
- Have a first aid kit available near your pool, and know how to properly use it.
- Post a list of emergency telephone numbers near your pool. The list should include the nearest physician, ambulance service, hospital, police and fire or rescue unit.
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