It’s already hot and it is time for A/C or the water. Kids are breaking out the water rafts and beach balls. Adults dream of sunning on the poolside lounge or getting in a few laps.
Your Lock Insurance agent may like an afternoon at the pool too, but also wants you to enjoy lounging in the water, not waiting in the emergency room. Pool-related injuries send thousands to the emergency room every year.
When you think pool, think safety first. The usual commands are – “Stop running!” and “Don’t push your sister in the water! These are helpful, but not always enough.
Here are a few valuable tips for preventing accidents at residential pools:
If you are a pool owner, this may also be the perfect time to schedule a comprehensive review of your homeowners coverages with your Lock Insurance agent. Be certain your current liability protection is adequate to protect you from allegations of negligence from anyone claiming injury from being in or around your pool and pool-related activities.
Don Westerfeld has been active in the field of Insurance and Financial Planning since 1997. Don grew up in Indiana later moving to Lakeland Florida where he continues to reside with his wife and children. When he’s not in the office you can find him enjoying the great outdoors. He has served on several charitable business and non-profit organizations and continues to provide guidance, advice and support to local charities.
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