Drowning Prevention and Water Safety Tips

National Drowning Prevention Alliance

Here are the Facts:

  • Drowning is the leading cause of unintentional injury deaths for children ages 1 to 4.
  • Drowning is the second leading cause of unintentional injury deaths for children 1-14 years.
  • Drowning is the 5th leading cause of unintentional injury deaths for all ages in the United States.

In our efforts to improve the safety of infants, children and adults in every culture, the NDPA emphasizes research, awareness, and ...

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Three Steps to Water Safety

The Safer 3 is a comprehensive initiative to dramatically reduce drowning incidents by:

  1. Recognizing risks associated with water related activities
  2. Implementing strategies to reduce and manage those risks
  3. Responsibly maintaining those strategies

The main concept of the Safer 3 is based on the definition of the word “Safe.” Safe means ...
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Lone Star Lifesavers - Keep Kids from Drowning

3 things you can do right now to prevent drownings

  1. Watch a short CPR refresher video.
  2. Order a free water watcher tag.
  3. Inspect your pool area for dangers. Here's what to look for.

90% of children who take swim lessons are 90% less likely to drown ...

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Pool Safely - Simple Steps Save Lives

Adults and kids can pledge to take simple steps that help everyone stay safe around the water.

Kids Pledge:

I,_________________________, pledge to Pool Safely in 2014. I will never swim alone and will ask my parents to sign me up for swimming lessons. I will stay away from drains in the pool or hot tub. I will have fun, but always be safe when I'm in and around the water.

Parent's Pledge
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