By Katrina Tzourtzouklis
Why is water safety hazardous?
Safety Concerns and Rules
-Remain withing arms reach. this is so that it their is an emergency you can get their in time.
-Take children with you if you leave the water area
-Restrict children's access to water, such as adding fences and barriers
-Water familiarization lessons can assist in teaching children to swim while also helping them understand water safety
-Enroll in a resuscitation course and update skills, so you can respond in case of an emergency
-Resuscitation posters are a good reminder to have and keep around pools and spas just in case
-Check life guards or parents if its OK to swim
-Never swim alone
-Read and obey the water safety signs
-For assistance stay clam, float and attract attention
-To escape a rip, swim parallel to the beach
-Always conserve your energy, waves can assist you back to the beach
-Empty baths,pools,sinks,buckets, immediately after use