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Aaron's Corner - Bringing Safety to a Pool Near You
We at Federal Stone Industries, Inc. promote Pool Safety to all our customers and those who would like to learn. We want to make your Pool Swimming experience as pleasant as possible. With the correct knowledge, tools, and safety protocols; the individual swimmer can swim worry free.

To cast "The World's Safest Pool Edge" we work diligently using principles that our most "safety conscious" stone; the Safety Coping, promotes the "Safest Edge in a Pool." This stone is designed for the individual swimmer to have an "edge" to hold onto. Our coping provides an ergonomically correct hand-grip, and child safety edge. We want that tired swimmer to be able to grab and hold onto the coping stone and keep them above water and safe. We especially want children and parents of those precious young ones to feel comfortable holding onto the edge as they maneuver through the learning process.

Our ideas and theories on Pool Safety and furthering Education mirror those of Partnering Organizations such as "The World's Largest Swimming Lesson", "Pool Safety", "Pool Safety Council", and "National Aquatics Safety Organizations." We want you; the customer, to use these resources and their affiliating websites to further educate yourselves on the Safest Pool Practices.

Popular Safety Protocols:

*Learn to Swim: The best thing you can do for you and your family is to learn to swim. You are never too old to start!

*Wear a Lifejacket: If you are not an experienced swimmer, please always wear a Lifejacket; Water Wings are not an appropriate substitute.

*Read the Safety Signs: Be aware of all the safety protocols taken at your pool. Swimming is a privilege to everyone involved; these protect you from all noticeable dangers.

*Do Not Drink Alcohol: Do not drink alcohol before, after or during swimming.

*Check the Water Depth: The American Red Cross recommends 9 feet as a minimum depth for diving or jumping.

*Do Not Leave Pool Unattended: When children are swimming in pool, never leave the children unattended.

*CPR: Learn to perform CPR on children and adults, and update those skills regularly. Understand the basics of life-saving so you can assist in an emergency.

*Safe Pool Equipment: Ensure any pool and spa you use has compliant drain covers, and ask your pool service provider if you do not know.

Links for Pool Safety / Lifeguard Certification

World's Largest Swimming Lesson
www.worldslargestswimminglesson.org

Pool Safely
www.poolsafely.gov

Pool Safety Council
www.poolsafetycouncil.org

National Aquatic Safety Company
www.nascoaquatics.com

American Lifeguard Association
www.americanlifeguard.com

American Red Cross
www.redcross.org

National Science Foundation
www.nsf.org/consumer/newsroom/pdf/fact_safer_poolspa.pdf