Water safety tips
• Watch kids around the water at all times
• Never leave small children alone near water inside or outside the house. This includes pools, lakes, bathtubs and even toilets
• Never leave a baby alone for a bath for any reason. Get what you need before you start and take the baby with you if you leave.
• Warn baby-sitters or caregivers that young children need constant supervision near water.
• Make sure toddlers can’t slip out of the house and get to pools or hot tubs.
• Secure swimming pools with fences and self-closing and latching gates.
• Don’t leave toys in or near water where they may attract a small child.
• Don’t assume young children will use good judgment around water.
• Be ready for emergencies. Learn CPR and keep emergency phone numbers handy.
• Find out if your child’s friends or neighbors have pools and know these safety tips.
Water safety tips
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