Happy Easter… Please play it safe around water!
The Samuel Morris Foundation wishes everyone a very happy Easter.
The weather has been amazing, and lots of people will be heading off to enjoy the Easter break around pools, beaches, rivers and dams. People will be swimming, diving, kayaking, boating, surfing etc.
Unfortunately every year as this break comes around we see a spike in the number of drownings, including the drowning and near drowning of children.
This Easter play it safe around the water with these safety tips
Always supervise kids in, on and around water.
Do a pool safety inspection NOW, before the pool parties.
Remember to appoint an adult as the designated watcher of the children at parties around water.
Swim between the flags at the beach.
Review your CPR training.. Just in case.
ALWAYS make sure kids are wearing life jackets when boating or during other aquatic activities.
Don’t drink and boat!
NEVER drive, ride, walk or play in flood waters.