Pool Safety Resources and Other Sites of Interest
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Swimming Pool Covers by Katchakid - ASTM compliant swimming pool covers and safety nets.
National Safety Council - membership organization with resources on safety, health and environmental topics, training, products, publications, news, and more.
TIPP: Pool Safety for Children - American Academy of Pediatrics.
POOL AND SPA SAFETY PUBLICATIONS - U.S Consumer Product Safety Commission.
National Spa and Pool Institute (NSPI) - international trade association of more than 5,300 manufacturers, distributors, retailers, service companies and builders in the pool/spa and hot tub industry.
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The Tragic Reality
Drowning is the 2nd leading cause of injury death in the USA in the under 15's.
In 18 of the 50 states, drowning was the number one cause of unintentional injury death of children 1 to 4 years of age.
67% of all drownings occur in backyard spas, pools and bathtubs.
The majority of drowning incidents have occurred while the child's supervisor assumed the child was safely indoors.
A child can drown in less time than it takes to answer the telephone.
A child can drown in as little as 5-8cm of water in as little as 30 seconds.
Children less than 5 years of age and young people aged 15 to 24 years have the highest drowning rates.
For every child who drowns, four children are hospitalized for near-drowning.
One third of those removed from water after a near-drowning are comatose on admission, survive but suffer significant neurological impairment. Irreversible brain damage may occur after 3-5 minutes.
The annual cost of care per year in a chronic care facility for an impaired survivor of a near-drowning event is approximately
As reported by the following organizations -
The American Academy of Pediatrics - Committee on injury and poison prevention.
World Health Organization Guidelines for safe recreational water environments - Vol 2 swimming pools, spas and similar recreational water facilities.