Before You Dive In: Steps to Make Your Pool Safer, More Secure
Own a pool? Then your home is probably a popular destination for family and friends.
Here are 10 steps you can take to make your summer a safe and enjoyable one for you and your guests.
Have secure fencing around the entire pool
Install gate alarms to alert you when someone enters the yard
Keep children under active adult supervision at all times
Have inexperienced swimmers wear U.S. Coast Guard-approved life jackets
Enroll your kids in age-appropriate water orientation or swim course
Keep children away from pool filters, drains, and other potential entrapments
Never allow anyone who has been drinking alcohol to use the pool
Stay out of the pool during rain and lightning storms
Place a safety cover on the pool when not in use
Store pool chemicals in a safe area away from children
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"Steps for Safety Around The Pool," https://www.cpsc.gov/s3fs-public/360.pdf.
"May is National Water Safety Month," https://nwsm.phta.org.