Resources

Download printable WaterSmartFL safety brochures, posters, and Water Watcher tags. Some items are available in both English and Spanish. Feature all of the WaterSmartFL materials in your business or office.

 

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Partner and Facts Handout Layers of Protection

The Facts

English | Spanish

Layers of Protection

English | Spanish

 

Physical Barriers

WaterSmartFL Poster

Physical Barriers

English | Spanish

WaterSmartFL Poster

English | Spanish

Logo:  Web Version WaterSmart FL Brochure

Logo: Web Version (JPG)

English

WaterSmartFL Brochure

English | Spanish

Postcard Sticker/Window Cling

Postcard

English | Spanish

Sticker/Window Cling

English | Spanish

 

Water Watcher Tag

 

 

Water Watcher Tag

English | Spanish

Infographic for Child Drowning in Florida for Ages 0-19 based on 2017 surveillance data. 

84.5 percent of people who drowned in a recreational boating incident were not wearing a life jacket. 15.5 percent of people who drowned in a recreational drowning incident were wearing a life jacket.


Looking for a water safety video?

Here are links to videos you can download.

 

Be a Water Watcher! Keep kids safe in the water by designating a water watcher who can focus and limit distractions. (Ounce of Prevention Fund)

Two children standing in front of a pool.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xXC4ZE9KGUU

 

The Coat Float Song - Alaska Native traditional song with a message about wearing personal floatation devices (Alaska's Office of Boating Safety)

Man and boy dancing to the Coat Float song about wearing personal floatation devices.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uF_wQKeFf-U

 

Pool Life PSA - With Jeffrey the Water Drop

Two children playing on a raft in the pool.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dBmsRj_pPtE

 

Safety in Seconds:  Water Safety (from Safe Kids Worldwide)

A family swimming in a community pool.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c9EZu77Coc0

 

Water Safety for Families with Children with Special Needs (from Safe Kids Worldwide)

A child wearing a life jacket in the pool.

https://www.safekids.org/video/water-safety-families-children-special-needs

 

No Second Chances:  Learn how simple safety steps can mean the difference between a close call and a call to 911. A Pool Safely video from the Consumer Product Safety Commission

A swimmer with their head under water and their hands above water.

English:  https://youtu.be/H5DqxTOKHYk

Spanish:  https://youtu.be/xPVFl-bPKPg

 

Pool Safely Song by Laurie Berkner

Photo of Laurie Berkner and the Pool Safely logo.

Youtube: https://youtu.be/i6YHn7vPiM0

MP4: https://www.poolsafely.gov/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/laurieberkner.mp4

 


Children with Disabilities

Looking for information on keeping children with disabilities safe in and around the water?

 

Josh the Baby Otter shares strategies to include children with autism spectrum disorder in water safety.

https://joshtheotter.org/

 

The Friendship Circle provides "5 Water Safety Resources for Children with Special Needs".

https://www.friendshipcircle.org/blog/2015/10/20/5-water-safety-resources-for-children-with-special-needs/

 

Water Safety for Families with Children with Special Needs (video from Safe Kids Worldwide): 

https://www.safekids.org/video/water-safety-families-children-special-needs

 

DID YOU KNOW?

Life Jackets save lives! Boat U.S. Foundation provides step-by-step instructions to establish a life jacket loaner program.

According to the U.S. Coast Guard, 84.5 percent of recreational boating-related drowning victims were not wearing a life jacket (2017).


Make sure kids wear life jackets in and around open bodies of water such as lakes and oceans, even if they know how to swim. A life jacket does not take the place of supervision!