Swimming is the one of the best physical exercise for the people and most of the people prefer to have swimming as their daily schedule. It can keep the people healthy and also fit. It is not only good for elders but also for the children in two ways. It is good as a healthy activity and also learning swimming is good for the safety of the people. But at the same time, the parents and the managing authorities of the pools should be responsible of care of the children in the pool areas as they can become the dangerous points for them.
Inadequate pool fencing in Melbourne facilities has become one of the key factors in the rate of drowning among the children less than 5 years of age. It is only because of the negligence of the pool management authorities. They need to take proper steps in allowing children to the swimming pools as it can be their responsibility to take care of their safety in that particular area. They need to arrange the staff to restrict the children entering into that area. They have to maintain a log book where the people who come for the swimming have to enter there in time and also the out time so that they can maintain the details perfectly.
Even at the houses also people like to have their own swimming pools and they have to maintain the security for the sake of the children by arranging the pool fencing around the pool so that the children cannot come near to that pool. People come across various kinds of news in the papers and other media sources like kid drowned in the pool due to lack of security. To avoid such circumstances, it is the responsibility of the owner of the pool to arrange precautions like fences and other things like closing the doors when instructors are not available. Only practitioners should be allowed and that too when the instructor is nearby to that place.
Parents should also explain their children about the danger when they go nearby to the pools without having proper precautions and measures. The owner should follow the instructions including the following steps:
1. Pools must be surrounded with the fences with certain measured heights so that children cannot be able to cross the fence under any circumstance.
2. It should be non-climbable zone and no such things should be kept near the pool so that children cannot climb.
3. The pool area should be arranged with the children resistant door and windows having self-closing and self-latch facility.
4. The pool area should be under the CC camera surveillance and it should be monitored carefully by the security people to avoid unexpected incidents.
If all these measures can be followed, then elders and children can enjoy the swimming and can maintain their health with good fitness.