Water safety

how to stay safe in the water

When you're on the water always remember the basic safety rules, such as:

Always swim with another person - never alone! In the case of organized activities educator of the group should be in the water with their wards. Teacher decides to exit bathers on the shore, if you notice symptoms in them: cooling the body / bruising mouth, trembling of the limbs and body lab 'goose bumps' /, ingress of water into the larynx bather or vomiting / in this case the teacher immediately calls rescuer and medical /.

Swim only in areas guarded.

Know your options for swimming and do not exceed them! Do not race with better and faster than you swimmers.

Observe the ban on jumping on his head.

Never jump into the water, in a place you do not know. Remember -rzeźba bottom changes often

Learn the proper technique jump on his head.

Beware of fatigue, excessive chilling of too much sun, too much exhaustion.

Do not chew gum or eat while swimming - you can easily choke.

Reasonably set the transpose interval between eating and swimming. If you ate a decent meal, wait an hour before entering the water.

Alcohol and swimming are a bad combination. Alcohol impairs your judgment, sense of balance and motor coordination (particularly water). Alcohol reduces your swimming skills and interferes with the body's thermoregulation.

While boating (canoe, dinghy), or fishing from the deck, always wear your lifejacket.

Meet the typical weather conditions for the region and try to avoid storms on the water. Water conducts electricity - as soon as you hear signs of approaching storm come out of the water.

Learn how to prevent, recognize and act when threats. Check out what the situation is and what is the status of potential victims. Call an ambulance (999) fire brigade (998) and take care of the injured until help arrives.

Where, when and how to swim:

Where, when and how to swim:


in designated places and the best-kept;


in well-known and at a reasonable distance from the shore, at a safe depth, it is advisable to have a swim card;


in water at a temperature not lower than 18 ° C;


always under the watchful eye of others, most adults.


Not allowed:



swim in places prohibited and shall inform the special characters;


enter the water after drinking alcohol;


jump into the water body suddenly after warming up in the sun, after exercise, immediately after a meal;


stay in the water too long to cool down the body;


jump into unknown waters;


swim in places where there are whirlpools, seaweed or cold water currents;


push for water friends "just for fun";


initiate false alarms and make noise in the lido area.


Always:



pay attention to the children who are on bathing;


WOPR lifeguard informed about the disturbing events;


behave in culturally for bathing and not to create dangerous situations for yourself and others;


check out the spa and follow him.