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Water Safety

Tragedies happen in a blink of an eye, and drowning is a leading cause of death among children aged 14 and under. Water accidents are also a major cause of life-altering brain injuries every year. There's simply no substitute for 100% supervision. Watch your children at all times whenever they're around water, and remember: Don't just be there, be aware. 

General Water Safety 

  • Never take your eyes off children in the water  
  • While supervising, stay alert and avoid distractions  
  • Learn infant and child CPR  
  • Keep a telephone nearby in case of an emergency  
  • Empty all buckets and wading pools after use  
  • Never leave children in a bathtub alone or with an older brother or sister  
  • Install child safety locks on toilet lids in households with toddlers  

Pool and Hot Tub Safety 

  • If a child is missing, always check the pool first  
  • Enclose pools with self-closing and locking fences  
  • Teach children to swim, but remember, there's no substitute for supervision  

Open Water and Boating Safety 

  • Use approved life jackets 
  • Read and obey all posted rules 
  • Never dive into unknown water 
  • Install a carbon monoxide detector aboard your houseboat