Shallow Water Blackout – What Is It & How To Prevent It!

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Every Summer without fail we hear reports from all over the United States of deaths attributed to Shallow Water Blackout (SWB). This is something that can be experienced by the strongest military swimmers to small children in backyard pools. This type of drowning does not discriminate and is an equal … Continue reading

Pool Safety – Pets Drown Too!

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Last summer we got wind of a tragic story of a pet who drowned at a pool party after being let out from containment. Although this was an isolated incident, this type of situation happens all over the United States and we know that this is being under-reported. The dog … Continue reading

The Dangers of Water Wings (Floaties)

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Every year in Southern California and at most children’s pool parties, there is always an abundance of small kids wearing floaties also referred to as “water wings”. Our staff gets quite worried when seeing floaties on kids which attracts our attention on the deck. Although very popular among parents, floaties … Continue reading

Parents Pay Attention – Bath Time Safety

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Bath time for many kids can be a really fun time especially when surrounded by mountains of bubbles and toys to play with. How many of you reading this remember spending many nights in the bathtub just having a blast playing with the toys and the smell of Mr. Bubbles? … Continue reading

Southern California Flood Control Channels

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Now that Southern California is getting into the rainy season, hopefully that is, we are presenting this post on the dangers of flood control channels. Every year, reports come in of people or animals falling in or getting swept up in full flood control channels just after a good rain. … Continue reading

The Dangers of Inflatable Slides

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Every year without failure, we find that many pool party hosts, event planners and others will rent a poolside inflatable slide which comes in many sizes from small to large. While renting an inflatable slide seems innocent enough, there are dangers associated with these slides and we would like to … Continue reading

Summer Pool Safety – Electrical Hazards

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There have been more than 60 electrocutions in and around swimming pools since 1990. For many Southern Californians, swimming is the highlight of the summer. One of the best approaches to keeping it that way is to be aware of the potential electrical dangers, especially around swimming pools and water. … Continue reading

How to Address Water Safety With Your Kids

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Did you know that drowning is the leading cause of accidental death for children? We are presenting parents, guardians, teachers and even child care workers with this blog that will allow you to talk kids about water safety as summer is just about here which means many will be water … Continue reading