Avoid Summer Tragedy – Prevent Drownings

Avoid Summer Tragedy – Prevent Drownings

May is National Drowning Prevention Month, and it’s the perfect time to address a topic that gathers the most attention during the summer months. Drowning is the second-leading cause of unintentional injury-related death among children ages 14 and under, but it is...
Is Your Lifeguard Paying Attention?

Is Your Lifeguard Paying Attention?

(CBS) Just seeing a lifeguard instills a sense of security. But having a lifeguard at water’s edge — doesn’t always mean your pool is safe. The statistics are sobering. On average, 10 people a day die from unintentional drowning. More than one in 5...
Drowning Prevention & Pool Safety

Drowning Prevention & Pool Safety

AAP GIVES UPDATED ADVICE ON DROWNING PREVENTION Before families head to the beach or pool this Memorial Day, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has updated guidance on water safety and drowning prevention. In its updated policy, the AAP has revised its guidance...