So how is this poolfencing customized on a step? Katchakid poolfencing is fabricated in 15ft sections to allow for easier removal and replacement. However, for a step, the Katchakid technician will customize the mesh panels. There are two ways to modify poolfencing to stairs with the determining installation method dependant on the depth, width, and quantity of levels.
WASHINGTON – A new report released today by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) indicates that the number of reported fatal child drowning incidents in swimming pools involving children younger than five—the most vulnerable population—has not increased significantly from last year’s reports.
2016 was one for the record books, but unfortunately not all of the records were positive. According to the USA Swimming Foundation, there were at least 320 media reported fatal drownings in 2016 involving children younger than 15 in swimming pools and spas.
Thirty-nine states experienced fatal child drownings during summer 2016. During this past summer, tragedy struck in the majority of states in our country. These tragedies occurred when children fatally drowned in community pools, at backyard pool parties.
Setting rules reduces the risk of harm to our children. We take action daily to protect them from injury, such as using car seats in the car, locking away medication, gating off stairways, etc. and these simple practices become the framework that helps to keep our children safe. Learn and follow the simple ABC's of Pool Safety to help to keep your children safe in and around swimming pools.
Improper or poorly fitted drain covers can cause entrapment that entangle hair or hold a body under water. Children and adults have been injured and even killed by broken or improperly installed swimming pool drain covers.
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.
How many times do we read of children dying in the midst of busy swimming pools when drowning prevention seems so possible? According to water safety experts the Hollywood depicted…
As the Annual National Drowning Prevention Alliance (NDPA) 2015 Educational Conference kicks off tomorrow; I would like to give a shout-out to the "Pool Safety Mom" Mary Ann Downing. Mary…
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!…