Water Saftey

Kidsafe

Why is water safety hazardous?

Water safety is really important. Children are naturally attracted to water and have teeny tiny little fear or understanding of the danger that it pose. it only takes 20 seconds for a toddler to drown.

List of 4 safety concerns which relates to water safety:

  • Drowning
  • Toys
  • Children are tempted to do what their older siblings are doing
  • Parents might not keep a close watch on their kids

List of 10 safety rules to follow:

  1. Never leave a child in the swimming pool by itself
  2. Make Children swim at a depth which is safe for them
  3. Never take your eyes off children around water
  4. Take children with you if you leave the water area
  5. Restrict children's access to water through safety barriers such as a pool fencing
  6. Do not let older children to look after their younger siblings
  7. Remove pot plants and chairs well away from the pool fences to avoid children climbing on to them and over the fence
  8. No animals in the play area
  9. No running around the pool area
  10. No bombing