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Summer Recreational Water Safety
ELKINS PARK, PA USA 03 July 2004 :-
(PlumbingSupply.US Newswire) Summer Recreational Water Safety
Summer Water Safety Tips.
Learn to swim.
Always swim with a buddy.
Swim in a designated area and make sure an adult watches you.
Wear a life jacket if you can't swim or if you are just learning to swim, or boating.
An inflatable air mattress or swim ring does not take the place of a life jacket.
Don't swim in cold water. Swimmers can get hypothermia (low body temperature) in cold water.
Always wait twenty minutes after eating before swimming.
Never dive or jump into unknown waters.
No drugs or alcohol.
Obey all "No Swimming" and other warning signs, especially lifeguards.
Never swim in a canal.
Stay Away from the midday sun - especially from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. - when the sun's rays are the strongest.
Apply sunscreen with a Sun Protection Factor (SPF) of at least 15 about 20 minutes before sun exposure. Reapply every two hours and after swimming and sweating. Apply sunscreen beginning at 6 months of age.
Always cover up with a wide-brim hat or visor, tightly woven clothing and sunglasses when outdoors.
Keep infants under 6 months of age out of direct sunlight and in the shade. Use an umbrella over the stroller.
Enjoy a safe and happy Super Summer 2004.
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For more information, reporters may contact:
Max T LaRonda,
PA Route 611
Elkins Park PA 19027