Where does Pool Safety begin?
With Pool Management Inc.
Teamwork is something in which we take great pride. We recognize that no matter how hard you work, one man cannot do everything on his own. That is why we need YOU to partner with us in ensuring pool safety . With an experienced team working efficiently in partnership with you, we can bring pool safety to your aquatic facility.
PMI will place the right lifeguard according to your aquatic facility’s pool safety needs. We only recruit and hire the best so you can relax and enjoy your summer. PMI is certified and affiliated with National Associations such as; CAI, (Community Association Institute) CMAA, (Club Managers Association of America) NRPA, (National Park and Rec. Association) and NPMA (National Pool Management Association).
Swimming pools, spas and bodies of open water are great places for family entertainment. Here are a few pool safety and water safety tips to always practice:
o “Buddy Up” This means never swim alone.
o Know your limits. Every body will need a resting period when swimming. Take time to sit out and hydrate.
o Teach children water and pool safety and swimming skills as early as possible.
o Children under 5 in or around water should have an adult- preferably one that can swim- should be close enough to the child to provide touch supervision.
o Never leave children unattended. Make sure you have clear visibility.
o If a child is missing look in the pool, spa or open water first!
o Drowning is silent. Don’t think there will be yelling and splashing. Be nearby and alert when children are in water.
o Swim in safe areas that are supervised by lifeguards.
Most water-related accidents can be avoided by knowing how to stay safe by following a few simple guidelines. Learning how to swim in necessary when you plan on being in or near water.
PMI is here to help you and your aquatic facility. Please contact our office today to learn more about our commitment to water and pool safety.
Selecting the right pool lifeguard and lifeguard company to manage your aquatic facility can be a tricky task. There all kinds of lifeguards out there. Ones you don’t want…and the PMI ones you do. A Pool lifeguard will normally need to be:
o Physically fit
o Have good vision and hearing
o Be mentally alert and self-disciplined
o Be a strong, able and confident swimmer
o Be a leader
o Have a positive and winning attitude
o Be trained and have successfully completed a course of training in the techniques and practices of rescue, first aid and cpr in accordance with a syllabus approved by a national recognized training organization
o Thoroughly understand and enforce all rules, policies and procedures; educate patrons about facility rules and regulations
o Complete accident reports, incident reports and any other reports as needed
o Identify hazards and immediate risks that might compromise the safety of patrons
o Provide “lite” cleaning/maintenance of the pool facility
o Communicate clearly about issues or concerns
o Participate in training’s and skill assessments; remain current on safety practices and procedures by attending meetings, training and safety programs
o Perform related duties and responsibilities as required
These are just a few important points that makes PMI’s pool lifeguard points that are winning aquatic facilities business across the country.