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Pool & Home Safety Checklist


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___ Adult water watcher or Certified Lifeguard

___ Formal swimming instruction and water safety skills

___ Proper isolation fencing

___ A pool alarm, children’s personal alarm and gate alarm

___ Self closing and self latching pool gates

___ Interior door locks and door window alarms

___ Phone by pool

___ Life Ring, PFDs, Shepherds Hook

___ Infant, Child/Adult CPR & First Aid Training

___ Pool safety rules posted

___ Emergency 9-1-1 and CPR signs posted

___ Toilet seat locks (infant and toddler)

___ Buckets, wading pools, sinks and bathtubs emptied of
       standing water

___ Safety cover for your spa or whirlpool

___ Inflatable pools should be emptied and turned over or
       deflated when not in use

___ Remember landscape ponds can be a danger as well

___ If a child is missing, check the pool first

___ Clear pool of all balls and toys to deter children from
       entering the pool

___ Check drain covers for cracks, mi­­ssing screws and that
       they meet Virginia Graeme Baker (VGB) standards.