Safety Tips to Prevent Drownings and Save Lives [Infographic]

Every summer, pools around Washington open for the season.  The summer fun begins once again; swimming, splashing and sunshine are on the agenda. However, danger still lurks below the water’s surface. On average, ten people die a day from unintentional drownings; half of those being children under the age of 14.  Lack of swimming ability, barriers and supervision are the primary factors in unintentional drowning incidents.  Thankfully, unintentional drownings can be prevented through education and proactive preventative measures. To help you keep the summer safe and fun, check out these pool safety tips.