Make a splash this summer with pool safety tips from passport to fun


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Make a splash this summer with pool safety tips from passport to fun

  1. 1. Make a Splash This Summer<br />Pool Safety Tips fromPassport to Fun<br />
  2. 2. Pool Safety<br />The clear blue water in the swimming pool on a hot summer day is inviting beyond belief.<br />But before you dive in, remember: <br />You can drown if you ignore pool safety, even if you’re an ace swimmer<br />
  3. 3. Passport to Fun Lays Down Some Pool Safety Protocols<br />Pool Safety Tips That Can Save Your Life!<br />
  4. 4. Flotation Device <br />Make sure you have a life-saving flotation device, such as an inflated tube or something else that’s easily accessible to you from the pool deck<br />Accidents aren’t usually preceded by a warning, and having a flotation device handy can make the “three-second difference” between life and death<br />
  5. 5. Look Before You Leap<br />Before you jump into the pool, make sure that:<br />The jump is clear<br />The water is deep enough<br />There is no other cause of danger<br />It may seem impossible to believe, but there are people, including adults, who have jumped into empty pools despite being completely sober<br />
  6. 6. Hygiene<br />Not many think that pool hygiene and pool safety are aspects that are interlinked<br />Make sure that the pool you’re using is a clean one with no algae<br />Ensure that the pool has rules that require every swimmer to shower before entering the pool<br />The pool should always have adequate levels of chlorine — neither too much nor too little<br />
  7. 7. Lifeguard<br />A lifeguard is a must at every public pool<br />Even if you’re swimming in a private pool, ensure that someoneis there who can help in case of an emergency<br />Passport to Fun suggests that all private pool owners should take a basic lifeguarding course to help keep their pool a safe place<br />
  8. 8. Fencing<br />Fencing the pool area can ensure that no one walks into the pool by mistake<br />This is even more essential at night, when it becomes difficult to see the water easily<br />
  9. 9. Never Swim Alone<br />An accident can happen anytime, irrespective of how good a swimmer you are<br />Therefore, you should never swim alone<br />This applies to children and adults alike<br />A sudden leg cramp can lead to drowning even if you’re an expert swimmer<br />
  10. 10. Adhere to These Pool Safety Tips Always!<br />Passport to Fun Wishes You a <br />Safe and Enjoyable Dip <br />in the Pool<br />