Now that summer is officially over and the traditional pool season ends, it is time to bring attention to indoor water safety. Bathtubs are the second leading location, after pools, where young children drown. The danger of drowning is a threat all year long. Please take a moment to read this important article from the Consumer Product Safety Commission which includes tips specific to indoor water safety.
Whether you’re a parent with a backyard pool or an adult who enjoys a day at the beach, drowning prevention and water safety education should always be a priority.
We can end drowning in our lifetime. Public awareness and education focused on young children is the most powerful tool to prevent fatal and non-fatal drowning.