For many people, summertime means pool time. However, if you don’t take proper precautions to keep kids safe around water, accidents can occur.
Water is fun for kids but also a place where safety should come first.
According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, drowning is the leading cause of water accidents for children ages 1 to 4, and the second leading cause for kids 1 to 14 in Texas.
June is the deadliest month for children swimming and playing in pools and spas, 72% of drownings occurred in residential settings.
Water safety is serious, follow the following recommendations to keep your children safe this summer.
Water safety is important at any age. We encourage you to create a safety plan for your entire family.