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Lake Eufaula Ok: Top 18 River & Lake Safety Tips

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Lake Eufaula Ok: Top 18 River & Lake Safety Tips


The boating season is in full force for the summer! Summer is an ideal season to take time with the family and friends at your favorite lake location!


Understanding River & Lake Safety Tips


Understanding river and lake safety will keep you and your family safe during the active boating season! In many states, drowning is the number one cause of death in young children. For every drowning, there are many near-drowning cases.


Lake Safety Tip: Frequently, victims of near-drowning appear to be “playing” in the water, and viewers do not realize what is happening to the victim.


Top 18 River & Lake Safety Tips


• Be aware of the weather before heading out to the lake


• Keep a cell phone with you during your visit to the river or lake


• Always watch over children around water


• Never leave children alone, even for a few minutes


• Use life jackets as they save lives


• Know the law when it comes to lake safety


• Teach each member of the family how to swim


• Swim with a buddy, never alone


• Adults should learn CPR


• Look at your surroundings before jumping into the water


• Do not drink and swim


• Children typically do not “float” while in the water


• Life jackets should fit each individual properly


• Watch for currents in the water as well as obstructions


• Drop-offs in the waters happen unexpectedly


• Life jackets should be coast guard approved


• Life jacket apparel never substitutes for supervision


• Know what to do in the occurrence of a water emergency

 

Lake & River Safety Resources


Learn more about lake and river safety by visiting the following online resources. The more knowledgeable you become in safety procedures, the more time you can spend at the lake safely.


Red Cross Lake Safety 


The Beginner’s Guide to Lake Safety: Boating & Activity Rules


Water Safety: Tips to Prevent Drowning & Avoid Bacteria in the Water

Banner Health: Stay Safe at the Lake



Share Your Water Safety Tips


Please share your favorite water safety tips with our community! Please leave your thoughts and comments below! And, don’t forget to join our free newsletter for additional lake-related information, tips, and news!

 



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