The recent news of a California man who was electrocuted
while trying to save his children from his backyard pool has once again raised awareness of a serious safety issue when it comes to America’s swimming pools, a warning that Seattle area residents should definitely take heed of.
The particulars of this incident are all too familiar. Investigators suspect that faulty wiring in the 1950’s home caused the grounding to lose contact and electrified the pool. Authorities recommend that electricity in and around pools be inspected twice a year to prevent such accidents from happening. Read the rest »
Summer is here! As the days grow hotter and longer, more families will be flocking to the pool to keep cool and relax. While swimming pools are a common fixture in homes in the Seattle area, many individuals forget how dangerous they can be. It is vital to be cognizant of the risks and hazards associated with pools so that you can best prepare to avoid them. Read the rest »