Boat Safety

HEY KIDS! Lets go on the Boat!

 

Great fun in the Summer but BE SAFE

 

   Read and practice these tips to keep you and your family safe on the water!

  

Boat Safety Tips for Kids

  • Help watch out for other boats and other things floating in the water. 
  • With your parents, make a list of safety equipment for the boat. This will make it easier to make sure your boat is safety ready!
  • Stay seated in the boat at all times. 
  • Never sit or lean over the edge of the boat.
  •  Do not drag your hands or feet in the water while the boat is moving.
  • Wear your lifejacket that fits the correct way.
  • Know where the fire extinguisher is on the boat and learn how to use it.
  • Have an adult show you the basics of how to use the boat in case of an emergency.
  • Know where the on/off switch is if you need to turn the boat off in an emergency.
  • Know where the first aid kit is on the boat and know how to use what is inside the kit. 
  • Know how to use the seat cushion or ring buoy if someone has fallen off the boat and needs help.

 

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