BrainInjury Blogs has just posted a very timely reminder about the importance of pool safety. Every summer there are Tampa Bay news reports of drownings and serious brain injuries as a result of swimming pool incidents. Most of the victims are children. The full article is well worth a read.
With the approach of the memorial day weekend, it’s important to focus on swimming pool safety and the prevention of drowning incidents.
Here are some tips and information on how parents and pool owners can provide a safe pool environment.
Active parent supervision is imperative when children are playing around pool areas.
When a parent of guardian is watching a child in the pool, there should be no other distractions
Teach children to swim and not dive where the water is shallow