Protect your children from drowning hazards in your home and in the swimming pool by following these safety tips.
Many of us have the misconception that drowning only occurs at swimming pools or beaches, but are you aware that children can drown in as little as a few inches of water? Drowning can take place in your own home, and it can happen very quickly. So eliminate any potential drowning hazards in the household. Here are some tips on how to make your home safe!
Swimming can provide a day of great enjoyment and a workout for the whole family. However, drowning is the leading cause of injury death for young children ages 1 to 4. Here are some safety precautions that one should take when at the pool.
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This article was last reviewed on
15 Sep 2023
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