Residential Pool Safety Checks Help Families Stay Safe

Bryan Ostrum’s four-year-old daughter is in swim lessons, but he’s not willing to trust that alone will keep her safe in the family’s backyard pool on the far east side.

So the software engineer and his wife, Ana, a nurse, called Safe Kids Tucson, which offers free pool safety checks, thinking a fresh pair of eyes might help them look for ways to better protect Chloe and her two older siblings.

That phone call explains why one recent morning found Yomaira Diaz, the Safe Kids Tucson coordinator, and her Drexel Heights Fire District colleague Tracy Koslowski, pulling out tape measures and running through a checklist.

The safety checks are offered as a way to prevent child drowning. Read more here: http://tmcforchildren.com/2012/07/12/residential-pool-safety-checks-help-families-stay-safe/

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