5 Pool Safety Tips for Nannies

What to Know Before Going to the Pool By Monta Fleming of http://www.gonannies.com With the long summer days upon us it’s likely that at some point your charges are going to be begging for a trip to the pool. However, taking the kids to the pool can be a risky adventure if you aren’t properly […]

Summer Water Safety for Nannies and Au Pairs

Make Water Safety Your PriorityBy American Red Cross Each year, more than 830 children ages 14 and under die as a result of unintentional drowning. On average, an annual 3,600 injuries occur to children due to a near-drowning incident. Home swimming pools are the most common site for a drowning to occur for a child […]

Should Families That Have a Home Pool Only Hire Nannies That Can Swim?

Have You Ever Been Asked During a Job Interview if You Can Swim? Being Able to Swim Can Help You Land a Great Nanny Job in a Tough Economy It’s no joke, according to the National Safety Council an estimated 5,000 children ages 14 and under are hospitalized due to unintentional drowning-related incidents each year; […]

Do You Know Anyone Who Had a Child Drown in their Family Pool?

The Tragic Death of 7-Year Old Girl Becomes the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool & Spa Safety Act The Virginia Graeme Baker Pool & Spa Safety Act (P&SS Act) takes its name from Virginia Graeme Baker, a young girl who drowned after she was trapped under water by the powerful suction from a hot tub drain. A […]

Has a Child in Your Care Ever Fallen into a Pool?

Nannies and Au Pairs: Residential Pool and Spa Safety For pool or spa owners, (and caregivers working in a home with a pool or spa), it is essential to adopt water safety steps to assure the safety of children in and around the water. By installing safety devices and observing proper water safety behaviors, parents and […]

Do You Work for a Family That Has a Pool?

Products Nannies and Au Pairs Love: Safety Turtle Child Immersion Alarm There’s nothing more frightening than a child wandering off and falling into a pool or body of water. That’s why we really love the Safety Turtle Wristband It’s an ingenious wireless wristband that sounds an alarm at a wireless base-station receiver the instant a child […]