Family is clearly a priority to pro football player Teddy Williams. To this end, it makes sense that Williams is extremely happy with his Katchakid® Pool Safety Net. He has three children—ages eleven, six, and one—and appreciates that Katchakid pool safe nets can protect his kids and supports a minimum 485lbs, as an extra precaution.
There is no room for error when it comes water, especially when electricity is involved. Most are familiar with the dangers that could lead to drowning, but electric shock drowning is something people may not be familiar with.
W.C. Fields is famous for his credited quote "Never work with animals or children," well for us working in child pool safety that's our job - and we love that we help parents keep their little ones safe around open water with our pool safety barriers.
This week CPSC's Pool Safely initiative, our partner in drowning prevention, released the song Pool Safely! Four Simple Steps by children's musical artist Laurie Berkner. Music has long been a proven effective medium for teaching valuable lessons, most of us will have learnt our alphabet from singing the simple ABC's song.
Since Katchakid invented the pool safety net over 40 years ago, we have installed pool nets for many famous clients. Drowning prevention is always our primary focus and protecting every child is of paramount importance to us, but there is no denying that installing a pool safety net for a celebrity client such as Tori Spelling creates a buzz of excitement around the office.
According to the US Coast Guard, 9 out of 10 natural water drowning’s take place in inland waters, most within a few feet of safety. Furthermore, as many as 88% of these tragedies may of have been prevented by the use of a personal flotation device (PFD). With so many different styles of PFD’s available, fabricated from varying materials, how do you begin selecting the right one for your child?
WASHINGTON, D.C. – New statistics released today by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) show that fatal and non-fatal child drownings in pools and spas continue to pose a public health…
The pictures of the little kid reaching for something near the pool shake me up! Geez, “someone grab that kid before they fall into the water” I want to shout!…
Every kid knows the fire safety rule “Stop, Drop and Roll”! Why is that? Well, thanks to the efforts of Firefighters and Fire Safety Educators everywhere preschool kids have been…
It’s almost the 4th of July. Between barbecues and picnics and backyard parties, here’s a reminder to please think and BE SAFE around water!