Pool safety link on Action News

May 23, 2009 4:14:05 AM PDT
For more information about pool safety mentioned on Action News.

Recreational time at public and residential swimming pools and spas is a favorite activity for children and adults all over the country. Whether enjoying pool time with family and friends, exercising, playing water sports, or learning to swim, everyone needs to be mindful of the potential for incidents and drownings in pools and spas.

Each year, nearly 300 children under the age of five drown in residential and public pools and spas. Submersion incidents requiring emergency-room treatment or hospitalization number in the thousands and many victims experience permanent disability, including brain damage.

You can visit the Pool Safety link set up by the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

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