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Drowning is the Leading Cause of Death to Children Ages 1- 4

 

Safe Kids Reminds Parents to Keep Watchful Eye on Children around Water

Safe KidsWashington, D.C. – Safe Kids USA with support from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is coordinating a national public education effort to raise awareness with parents and caregivers about water safety for children and help prevent drowning and entrapment in pools and spas.  Drowning is the leading cause of death among children ages 1 to 4.

Nearly 750 children ages 14 and under died in 2007 in the U.S. due to an unintentional drowning. In addition, in 2009 there was an estimated 5,016 children injured due to a near drowning incident. Since Memorial Day, the Consumer Product Safety Commission reported that there have been 48 child drownings and 75 near-drownings in pools and spas alone in 35 states and territories as reported by the media.

Parents and Guardians are urged to keep a closer eye on children while their in and around water.

Parents and Guardians are urged to keep a closer eye on children while their in and around water.

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