ShockAlarm is providing some pool safety tips for your reference. We encourage you to visit the sites listed below for more detailed information. We urge you to purchase a ShockAlarm device that will continuously monitor your pool and alarm if it detects the presence of electrical current.
Tips from poolsafety.gov
- Stay close, be alert and watch children around the pool
- Learn and practice water safety skills
- Install the appropriate safety equipment
Tips from the Red Cross
- Secure your pool with the appropriate barriers
- Keep children under active supervision at all times
- Ensure everyone in your home knows how to swim
- Keep the pool water clean and clear – store chemicals safely when not in use
- Establish and enforce rules and safe behaviors
- Ensure everyone in your home knows how to respond to aquatic emergencies
Tips from the Pool Corporation
- Be sure that you comply with local ordinances and codes
- Use non-slip materials on the pool deck, diving boards, and ladders
- Electrical equipment should be installed by a licensed electrician in accordance with local safety codes.
- Keep electrical appliances such as radios out of the pool area because of the hazard of electrical shock.