Drowning Accident Statistics and Prevention

by Jennifer Sikora

During the summer, few things are more fun for a family than logging in some time at the pool. There is water to cool you off, entertain, and exercise the whole gang.

Although pools are a highlight of many family summers, they can be very dangerous. Drowning accidents happen, sometimes because of unseen safety issues and hazards. The below infographic provides more info about drowning facts and safety risks. Remember to enjoy the pool, but be safe at the same time!

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This is a guest post from site supporter, Anna Hicks.

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Jennifer is the Advertising and Communications contact here at 5 Minutes for Mom. When she is not busy answering emails here, you can find her sharing about her life on her own blog at www.jennifersikora.com. You can also find her on Twitter at www.twitter.com/jennifer_sikora or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/jenandherfinelife.

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1 Susan June 20, 2012 at 5:45 pm

Years ago I blogged about the scary moment when Julia as a 2 year old started to drown… http://www.5minutesformom.com/2132/cpr/


2 Home Safety Jeff March 7, 2014 at 10:25 am

Excellent and informative infographic. Pool’s are not the only drowning concern for young children, as young ones need to be monitored carefully while taking baths.


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