It is the responsibility of pool owners to maintain a safe space around the pool area at all times. That means whether or not it is in use. Putting up pool fences and having emergency equipment ready is a great way to start. However, taking the extra step and getting CPR-certified is commendable. After all, the responsibility of a pool owner should not be taken lightly. Emergency situations cannot be foreseen but it can be prepared for. In this article, we discuss why it’s a good idea for residential pool owners to get CPR certification.
What is CPR?
Why Is It Important for Pool Owners?
How to Get a CPR Certification?
Other Safety Measures
As a bonus, here are other safety measures a private pool owner can take to maintain safety:
- Make sure the pool deck has a non-skid surface with stamped concrete overlays or other concrete resurfacing systems.
- Keep emergency equipment accessible around the pool area.
- Install fencing and keep it locked when the pool is not in use and unsupervised.