10-Simple Steps to a Safe Pool Party

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An average of 290-children under the age of five drown in pools and spas every year. In 69% of those drownings, a parent was responsible for supervising the child and most occurred when a child was thought to be in the house but slipped outside without anyone knowing. In 77% of accidental drownings, the child had been seen 5-minutes or less before being missed and eventually found in the pool. Supervision can and does fail, and which is why safety advocates urge families to use layers of protection Read more […]