As part of our commitment to water safety education, we are proud to partner with Pool Safely, a national drowning prevention campaign aimed at ending fatal and nonfatal child drownings and entrapments. Have You taken The Pool Safely Pledge?
2016 was one for the record books, but unfortunately not all of the records were positive. According to the USA Swimming Foundation, there were at least 320 media reported fatal drownings in 2016 involving children younger than 15 in swimming pools and spas.
Learning a new skill, such as CPR certification, could make all the difference when every second counts. If you are a parent and especially if you are a pool owner, becoming certified in this emergency procedure should be at the top of your priority list.
Find out how to save a choking baby with #TheChokeables – the new advert from St John Ambulance.