Keep a list of emergency contacts, as well as a portable telephone, in close proximity to your swimming pool area. This could come in handy in an emergency.
Phone numbers to 911, the police station, the nearest hospital and the fire station should be on speed dial. Emergency parental and familial contacts should follow.
Teach your children, other family members, guests and others where these numbers are located and what you expect to be done in an emergency.
|Sheri Ann Richerson|