Swimming Pool Safety - Freehold, NJ
Drownings are a preventable cause of death and injury for children. By putting proven safety behaviors and systems into practice, you and your family will be much more secure in and around public and residential pools.
Adding as many water safety steps as possible is the best way to assure a safe and fun experience in a residential swimming pool or spa. Parents and families can build on their current safety practices by adopting these water safety steps at home pools and spas.
Staying Close, Being Alert, and
Watching Children in and Around the Pool
- • Always watch your children when they are in or near a pool or spa
- • Teach children basic water safety tips
- • Keep children away from pool drains, pipes and other openings to avoid entrapments
- • Have a portable telephone close by at all times when you or your family are using a pool or spa
- • If a child is missing, look for him or her in the pool or spa first
- • Share safety instructions with family, friends and neighbors
Learning and Practicing Water Safety Skills
- • Learn how to swim and teach your child how to swim
- • Learn to perform CPR on children and adults, and update those skills regularly
- • Understand the basics of life-saving so that you can assist in a pool emergency
Having the Appropriate Equipment for Your Pool or Spa
- • Install a four-foot or taller fence around the pool and spa and use self-closing and self-latching gates; ask your neighbors to do the same at their pools.
- • Install and use a lockable safety cover on your spa.
- • If your house serves as a fourth side of a fence around a pool, install door alarms and always use them. For additional protection, install window guards on windows facing pools or spas.
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