Pool Safety

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.