Stay safe in and around the pool

May 18, 2017

Wolfe Insurance Group

Categories: home safety, pool safety, Safety Tips

A dip in the pool is a great way to enjoy the sun and get some exercise, but pools are not without hazards. Make sure everyone in the family knows how to be safe in and around the water. Here is a sampling of our blogs about pool safety.

Everybody in the pool! Safely

According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), an average of 390 drowning deaths occur annually among children age 15 and younger, and emergency rooms treat 5,200 pool and spa submersion injuries involving children in that age group.

Don’t let your family become a statistic. Follow all safety precautions in and around the pool. We have tips for pool safety at home and in public places.

 

Safety comes first when the pool is open

Television and movies often show drowning as a dramatic event with victims thrashing and calling for help or lifeguards springing into action for the save.

While these instances can occur, drownings often are silent and difficult to see. They can occur in shallow water or even after a person has left the pool.

 

Test your pool safety knowledge (Quiz)

A day at the pool with your family should be all about fun and sun! But, knowing how to enjoy the pool safely is key to everyone having a great time. Take our five-question quiz to test your knowledge of pool safety. Take the Quiz

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Whether you own a pool at home or operate a pool for a health club or community organization, remember to consult with Wolfe Insurance Group to make sure your insurance policy includes coverages to protect you as a pool owner.

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