Tools & Resources

Pool Safely Simple Steps Save Lives provides a variety of materials for partners and other safety-minded organizations that are useful for informing and educating the public about drowning and entrapment prevention. These resources are available in hard copy and can be ordered by sending the Pool Safely Materials order form to poolsafely@cpsc.gov. You can scan and send the form by email or you can type your order and mailing information into an email and send it to poolsafely@cpsc.gov. Materials will be sent as available. Many of these items can be printed by using the pdf format provided below

In some cases, such as for videos, the links exist on websites outside the federal government. CPSC does not control these external sites or their privacy policies and cannot attest to the accuracy of the information they contain. You may want to review the privacy policies of these sites as their information collection practices may differ from ours. Linking to these external sites does not constitute an endorsement of the sites or the information they contain by CPSC or its employees.

Simple Steps Save Lives Fact Sheet

Simple Steps Save Lives Fact SheetRead about the Pool Safely campaign’s simple safety steps that save lives in and around the pool and spa.

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Pool Safely Communications Toolkit

Image of Communications ToolkitThe Pool Safely campaign offers a variety of helpful campaign materials that will add to your existing company’s or organization’s communications. These include brochures, tip cards, stickers, vinyl signs, posters, advertisements and public service announcements to be used in local media markets. The Toolkit also provides a “how-to” kit for holding your own Pool Safely campaign event and excellent tips for engaging the media.

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Pool Safely Day Tips

Pool Safely Day Tips Some ideas and tips for hosting a special water safety day.

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Pool Safely Fact Sheet

Pool Safely Fact SheetRead the details about CPSC’s Pool Safely: Simple Steps Save Lives campaign.

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Posters
These posters can be used in classrooms, store windows or at events to show support for the campaign and for Splish and Splash.
8” x 11”

Available in English and Spanish

Image splish-splash poster

Image splish-splash poster Spanish
Pool Safely Photo Flyer

Tips for Safety In and Around Water

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Neighborhood Safety Network Posters
NSN Posters – Drowning Prevention.
8.5” x 11”
Available in English and Spanish
Neighborhood Safety Network Poster

Neighborhood Safety Network Poster -  Spanish

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Home Safety Organizations

The following organizations work to support pool and spa safety, drowning prevention as well as general water safety. Visit these sites to learn more about their activities and events.

Other Federal Agencies

The following agency promotes healthy swimming recommendations for appropriate pool and hot tub/spa design. Visit this site to learn more about their activities and events.

Educational Video Introduction

Educational VideoLearn how the greatest water safety assurance in swimming pools and spas comes from adopting and practicing as many water safety steps as possible.

Pool Safely Step 1: Supervision

Pool Safely Step 1: An Educational VideoChapter 1 of 7

Learn more about how constant supervision is an important step to ensure safety around pools and spas.

Pool Safely Step 2: Fencing

Pool Safely Step 2: An Educational VideoChapter 2 of 7

Learn how making sure pools and spas have secure fencing and gates can keep children safe is an important safety step.

Pool Safely Step 3: Pool & Spa Covers

Pool Safely Step 3: An Educational VideoChapter 3 of 7

Learn how keeping pools or spas covered is an important safety step.

Pool Safely Step 4: Alarms

Pool Safely Step 4: An Educational VideoChapter 4 of 7

Learn about several types of alarms—door, pool and gate—that sound when something goes wrong around the pool. Adding alarms to your safe pool practices may save a life.

Pool Safely Step 5: Safety Drain Covers

Pool Safely Step 5: An Educational VideoChapter 5 of 7

Learn how pool and spa safety drain covers are an important safety step and are required by law.

Pool Safely Step 6: Swimming Lessons

Pool Safely Step 6: An Educational VideoChapter 6 of 7

Learn how drownings and close calls are eight times more likely to happen to kids who can’t swim.

Pool Safely Step 7: Learning CPR

Pool Safely Step 7: An Educational VideoChapter 7 of 7

Learn how knowing CPR could save a life, and it’s an important safety step to have around the pool.

Pool Safely TV PSAs

Pool Safely Video PSAsLearn how the greatest water safety assurance in swimming pools and spas comes from adopting and practicing as many water safety steps as possible.

Pool Safely Radio PSAs

Learn how the greatest water safety assurance in swimming pools and spas comes from adopting and practicing as many water safety steps as possible.

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Pool Safely Print PSAs

Pool Safely Print PSAsLearn how the greatest water safety assurance in swimming pools and spas comes from adopting and practicing as many water safety steps as possible.
4 designs all 8.5” x 11”

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