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Archive for May, 2016

4 Backyard Swimming Safety Tips

swimming pool gatesWith the warm weather approaching, it is easy to get excited for all the fun you will have in your pool this summer. It is easy to say that millions of Americans look forward to relaxing and cooling off in their pools and hot tubs, with 10.4 million residential and 309,000 public swimming pools all over the nation. But the sad reality is that drowning is a huge risk associated with swimming.

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The CDC Inspects Thousands of Pools Nationwide, Finds Safety Violations in 80%

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The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) have reported some disturbing statistics about public swimming pools across the United States. They have found that 80% of public swimming venues had at least one violation of general safety standards.

They surveyed the five states with most of the nation’s public swimming venues; New York, Arizona, California, Florida, and Texas. Their findings called for the immediate closure of thousands of hot tubs,

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Pool Safety is as Easy as Counting to Three: the Top Three Safety Tips to Help Prevent Pool Accidents

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With summer sun and warm weather just around the corner, you’re probably daydreaming about lazy afternoons spent by the poolside. While those lazy summer pool days are fun to think about, pool safety should be the foremost concern for your pool prep! The number of children who don’t know how to swim is dangerously high, which means that child safety around the pool should be your top priority. So before you ease into your summer pool routine,

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Inside and Outside: Keeping Your Small Children Safe

swimming pool safety coversHaving small children in your home can literally be a nightmare sometimes. There will always be a mess; there will always be tears; and there will almost never be any peace and quiet… until they’re 18.

Despite the constant chaos, you love your children more than anything in the entire world and you would do absolutely anything to keep them safe and healthy. It’s extremely important for homeowners and parents to maintain that amount of vigilant security involving your small child so they don’t hurt themselves or worse.

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National Water Safety Month is Upon Us and Here’s Why It Is Important

pool gateIn light of May being National Water Safety Month, four major organizations are collaborating with various water-safety groups in order to get the word out to prevent drowning.

They are doing this because drowning has posed a severe risk within the past years. From 2005 to 2009, there was an average of 3,533 fatal unintentional, nonboating related deaths annually in the United States. This amounts to about 10 deaths a day,

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