What everyone needs to know about secondary drowning

Posted by on Jul 3, 2014 in

To continue our blog series this summer on the dangers of swimming pools, this week I will be talking about secondary drowning. Did you know that a child can actually drown out of the water? That is what secondary drowning is and it is something that every parent, guardian or babysitter needs to be aware of. Secondary drowning is a scary thought but as long as you know the symptoms and what to watch out for you will be able to keep your child safe. What is secondary...

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Swimming Pool Safety Tips

Posted by on Jun 10, 2014 in

To continue our blog series on the dangers of swimming pools, this week I will be giving tips on how to maintain a safe environment in and around your swimming pool. According to the Red Cross over 200 children drown in backyard swimming pools each year. This number is alarming, however you can help to prevent by following these steps. If you have an in-ground pool, surround your pool with at least a 4-feet high fence or barrier with a self-latching gate. If you have an...

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Swimming Pool Safety Tips

Posted by on Jun 10, 2014 in

To continue our blog series on the dangers of swimming pools, this week I will be giving tips on how to maintain a safe environment in and around your swimming pool. According to the Red Cross over 200 children drown in backyard swimming pools each year. This number is alarming, however you can help to prevent by following these steps. If you have an in-ground pool, surround your pool with at least a 4-feet high fence or barrier with a self-latching gate. If you have an...

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