First: prevention. You can achieve this by taking the corresponding steps beforehand, being acquainted of the activity you will do. Think properly before entering the water; apply the safety guidelines for scuba diving or to conduct teams; know how to protect from the sun, the cold; and what life vest to wear and how to do so.
Second: be acquainted with the risks in different water environments where the activity will be performed: the beach, a home pool, a camping, the river, the lake, an aquatic park, etc.
Third: know how to rescue oneself, other people and how to provide first aids if an emergency occurs.
General Safety Rules for Water Environments
The following safety tips are essential for every water environment