Stat: A child is roughly 100 times more likely to be killed by a swimming pool than a firearm. (Source: Freakonomics, 2005)
Stat: In 2007, nearly 700 children fatally drown. For every child who dies from drowning, another four children are sent to the ER for nonfatal submersion injuries, many becoming permanently disabled. (Source: CDC)
While you’re busy opening and preparing your swimming pools for the approaching summer, please keep safety–especially that of your children–top of mind.
For more facts and pool safety tips check out this blog post from PoolFence.com and see the infographic below.
The team at Neave Pools wants you to have fun…and be safe!