February 18, 2018

Do you have a dangerous pool drain?

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Do you have a backyard pool or spa? Laws exist that make anti-entrapment drains a requirement in commercial pools and spas, but YOU have to check your own back yard to be sure. Before you or your family jumps into the pool this summer, check the drain. The very quick and valuable lesson on what… Read more

The Truth About Drowning


By Mario Vittone The new captain jumped from the deck, fully dressed, and sprinted through the water. A former lifeguard, he kept his eyes on his victim as he headed straight for the couple swimming between their anchored sportfisher and the beach.   “I think he thinks you’re drowning,” the husband said to his wife…. Read more

It Doesn’t Have To Be Summer for Water Safety

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By Mario Vittone For all of you with children in your lives – yours or someone else’s, it doesn’t matter – imagine yourself in the following story: You’re in your kitchen, making something to eat for the kids.  You have four children so things are going as you might expect.  They’re running around the house;… Read more