Summer is a time for fun, getting together with friends, and spending time outdoors. Days poolside or lounging on the beach are a favorite activity during the summer months, but before heading for the water, it’s crucial that everyone know how to swim and understand swimming safety.
If you have a pool or hot tub on your property:
Lakes and Ponds
Be sure that teens know how to call for help if they are supervising younger siblings. Although an adult should always be present, it helps to teach kids how to use a phone to call 911. In the event of an adult needing to perform CPR, a child could call 911, set the phone to speaker mode and help the adult talk to the operators to arrange for help.
Drowning is the fifth leading cause of unintentional injury-related death in the United States. Learn more about pool safety as a preventive measure and speak to us about your insurance coverage on pool accidents.
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