Basic Safety Tips to Prevent Drowning

Basic Safety Tips to Prevent Drowning

Summer is here again. Before you hit the pools, gear you and your family up with some safety rules for the pool. After attending a water safety class through the Children’s Medical Center of Dallas, we WiseMommies have picked up important tips:

Here are some Basic Safety Tips
The 3 B’s

Be Informed
• Drowning is a quick and silent killer
• Backyard pools/spas need fences/alarms
• Lifejackets save lives
• Alcohol and water activities are a bad mix

Be Alert
• Danger zones: bathtubs, buckets, toilets, pools and spas
• Supervise with your eyes, always be a water watcher
• Reach and throw: don’t go
• Summer sun, water fun, if trouble comes, call 9-1-1

Be Prepared
• Learn to swim at any age
• Learn CPR for the family
• Keep safety equipment nearby

For further information: know before you go, dfts Tx website safety tips

Do you have any advice or stories you can share for water safety?

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