Pool Fencing: Keeping our Children Safe
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Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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Pool Fencing: Keeping our Children SafeOver the past few years more stringent laws have been put in place regarding poolsafety and pool fencing. This is in order to try and reduce the amount of accidentaldrowning deaths that occur in children.The age group that sadly experiences the highest number of drowning accidents is inchildren aged 1 to 4. This is simply a fact that cant be ignored and that shouldn’t betolerated. Children under the age of 5 do not have the same sense of awareness aboutthe dangers of water and are physically more at risk of drowning due to their inability toswim or keep afloat.Taking responsibilityPool ownersIt is more common that these drowning accidents happen in private pools and that iswhy there are now strict laws for pool owners to be responsible and fence their pools.This, coupled with the correct supervision will ensure that more children are safe aroundswimming pools.Parents and carersWhile it is most certainly the responsibility of a pool owner to have the pool fenced,parents and carers also need to take responsibility in always ensuring that a child issupervised. Taking appropriate action in supervision also means being very clear aboutwho is responsible for supervising children in the pool.Leaving older children ‘in charge’ of younger children is not deemed acceptablesupervision nor does using floatation devices, such as ‘floaties’, enough to protectagainst drowning. The only way to ensure safety is to be diligent about having an adultsupervise children and to erect pool fencing Brisbane by a professional team such asNetwork Glass.The professionals at Network Glass can offer you a fantastic modern alternative totraditional pool fences that can sometimes ruin the view of the pool or even from thepool. Glass pool fences can also make the pool that much safer as there is nothinghindering your view of who is inside the pool.The modern look of a glass pool fence looks fantastic and there is a great range ofposts to choose from so you can select just the kind of fence you want. It is vitallyimportant to keep young children safe all year round from drowning accidents. Even ifchildren don’t live in your home, on the off chance a child makes its way into your yard,you want to be sure of the childs safety.
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