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Safety Tips for Children

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"Helping to keep our kids safe" 

Safety Tips

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

POOL SAFETY

 

Each year, more than 300 children under 5 years old drown in residential swimming pools which are most often in their own backyard. Children who are transported to the hospital with submersion injuries measures over 3,000. These visits often result in lengthy hospital stays treating brain damage and other disabilities.

 

 

GENERAL SAFETY TIPS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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SAFETY BARRIERS
Multiple barriers should provide back-up systems that will help delay a childs efforts to get near the pool. Adult supervision is not to be substituted by these barriers. It has been noted that a child can be missing for less than five minutes in many drowning accidents.

Below are some barriers ideas if you have not already put some up:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Helmet Safety

 Do you know the correct way to wear a helmet?


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Wear the helmet flat atop your head, not tilted back at an angle!


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Make sure the helmet fits snugly and does not obstruct your field of vision. Make
sure the chin strap fits securely and that the buckle stays fastened.
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