Reminder: Don’t be careless when swimming in the swimming pool! A 7-year-old boy in Guangzhou drowned

Mr. He from Guangzhou reported to the Nandu “Reporter Gang” that on the evening of September 11, he took his 7-year-old son Xiaosong (pseudonym) to swim in the Songyuan Constant Temperature Swimming Pool on Junhe Street, Baiyun District, but the child drowned. Mr Ho said the child drowned suddenly within minutes of his text message, questioning the failure of the lifeguards and the failure of the swimming pool to erect a conspicuous reminder to parents.

Client: I thought there were lifeguards to rest assured

Mr. He said that at about 7:30 p.m. on the night of the incident, he took his son to the swimming pool where the incident occurred. There were dozens of people swimming in the museum at the time, and he originally planned to take Komatsu into the water with him, but was stopped by the staff, “saying that we did not wear swimming caps and were not allowed to enter the water.” Mr. He bought a swimming cap for Xiaosong for 35 yuan, and stood by the pool to accompany his son.

The swimming pool is divided into shallow and deep water, the shallow and deep water areas are separated by a fence, bathers cannot swim directly from the shallow water to the deep water, they must first go ashore from the shallow area, and then walk to the deep water. The shallow area is 80 cm, the deep water area is 1.2-1.6 meters, and the pool is equipped with two lifeguards.

Mr. He said that Komatsu is about 1.2 meters tall, and it is completely fine to play in the shallow water, and he did not bring a swimming ring at that time, he let Komatsu play in the shallow water, and he interacted with Komatsu on the shore, “I stood for about an hour, and I kept playing with him and teasing him.” ”

At about 8:30 p.m. that night, near the clearance time, Mr. He said that after receiving a phone call, he felt a little tired in his legs, so he sat down to rest more than ten meters away from Komatsu’s swimming position, and replied a few text messages at the same time. At this time, his eyes focused on his phone, “I think there are lifeguards in the swimming pool, and [he] must be fine in shallow water.” ”

About 5 minutes later, Mr. Ho suddenly heard someone shouting “Someone is drowning”, he immediately rushed to follow the sound and found that the drowning person was his son Komatsu. Lifeguards then rescued Komatsu ashore and took emergency measures, but the child did not respond, and 120 then rushed to the scene to rescue and was unable to return to the sky, Komatsu has lost vital signs.

Accident pool.

Mr. He said that the swimming pool called up surveillance video to check and found that after Komatsu left the shallow water, he walked into the deep water alone, and he stepped on the water desperately as soon as he got out of the water, “Although he can’t swim, I taught him simple treading movements.” “After the water covered his eyes and nose, he struggled desperately in the water for about three or four minutes. After walking into the deep water for about 5 minutes, he sank completely.

Mr Ho said the lifeguards had not fulfilled their duties, and questioned the lack of striking signs posted at the swimming pool, “not reminding children that they need to be accompanied by their parents into the water, especially in deep water.” “In addition, the staff did not enforce this rule.

Curator: Parents playing with their mobile phones when a boy drowns

“In fact, we are also very sad and sad about this matter.” The relevant staff of the swimming pool involved said that the parents, as guardians, “have been playing with mobile phones.” After the incident, the swimming pool has organized colleagues to go to Mr. He’s home to express condolences and express concern, and the swimming pool is actively cooperating with relevant work, and the street has organized the two parties to mediate many times, but the other party’s requirements exceed the actual regulations and the actual payment capacity of the swimming pool, and no agreement has been reached for the time being. “When we encounter problems, we solve them together, and if we can’t negotiate, we will hand them over to the court for assessment.” Relevant staff said, “The high-risk industry certificate of the swimming pool, as well as the license and personnel qualifications, are complete, and the large sign that must be accompanied by parents is also standing in the middle of the entrance, and the lifeguards who were present at the time of the incident also actively and correctly rescued.” ”

Progress: The parties have reached compensation

It is understood that after mediation organized by the Junhe Street Comprehensive Management and Stability Maintenance Center, the two sides voluntarily coordinated on the issue of compensation for the aftermath of the deceased, and an agreement has been reached.

Lawyer: Both the museum and parents have a duty to protect their children

According to Deng Gang, a lawyer at Guangdong Legal System Shengbang Law Firm, according to Article 1198 of the Civil Code, operators and managers of hotels, shopping malls, banks, stations, airports, stadiums, entertainment venues and other business places or public places, or organizers of mass activities, shall bear tort liability if they fail to fulfill their security obligations and cause damage to others. As a public place open to the public, the operators and managers of the swimming pool have the obligation to ensure the personal safety of swimmers.

At the same time, parents have an obligation to educate and protect their minor children. If the parents of minors fail to fulfill their duty of care when their children swim, they shall also bear certain responsibilities if they are at fault for this.

Zhiduo D: Parents or caregivers should never leave children alone in bathtubs, bidets or open water sources. The distance between parents and children should be within reach, attentive supervision, and not neglect. The following 8 points of children’s drowning prevention, parents should keep in mind!

1. Do not swim in the water privately, parents always supervise.

2. Insist that your child wear high-quality floats.

3. Ask your child to move before entering the water to avoid cramps and other phenomena.

4. Do not feed your child in the water, there is a risk of choking.

5. Teach children not to frolic with each other in the water to prevent choking.

6. Teach children to swim and learn skills such as CPR.

7. Do not swim in unfamiliar, unsafe and unrescued waters.

8. When you are not familiar with water and the underwater situation is unknown, do not go into the water without authorization.

Written by: Nandu reporter Yang Ting

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