Safety is 1st!
Platinum Custom Pools & Landscaping is concerned about the safety of you and your
family. Please use these safety guidelines as you prepare to enjoy your
own personal oasis.
not chew gum or eat while you swim; you could easily choke.
- Never drink alcohol and swim.
common sense about swimming after eating. In general, you
do not have to wait an hour after eating before you may safely
swim. However, if you have had a large meal, it is wise to let
digestion get started before doing strenuous activity such as swimming.
CASE OF EMERGENCY
you come upon a person in an emergency, remember CHECK-CALL-CARE:
CHECK the scene to ensure it's safe and CHECK the victim,
CALL 9-1-1 or your local emergency number, and CARE for the person
until help arrives.
an American Red Cross CPR and first aid class.
out for the "dangerous too's"- too tired, too cold,
too much sun, too much strenuous activity.
out of the water when overheated.
your swimming limits and stay within them. Don't try to keep
up with a stronger skilled swimmer or encourage others to keep
up with you. Keep an eye on weaker swimmers-if they appear tired, encourage
them to rest on land.
"No Diving" signs, which always indicate the area
is unsafe for head-first entries. Always check the depth
of the water before you dive. A general rule is to enter feet
first into water rather than head-first if you don't know
the depth. In addition, learn the correct way to dive from
a qualified instructor.
local weather conditions and prepare for electrical storms.
Because water conducts electricity, it is wise to stop swimming
as soon as you see or hear a storm.