May 2010 is National Water Safety Month!
At DCS Pool Barriers we believe pool safety is everyone’s responsibility! We feel this is a great opportunity to requote the following from the National Drowning Prevention Alliance:
May as National Water Safety Month; the Kick-off to a Year Long Season of Drowning Prevention
Statistics on toddler drownings begin to rise each May, as weather warms up and doors are left open to let in cool breezes. May is being designated as National Water Safety Month by the National Drowning Prevention Alliance (NDPA) and other water safety organizations, but the NDPA wants to get the word out that drownings, especially of young children, don’t just happen in warm weather. Drownings take place every month of every year, even during the winter. The NDPA’s mantra is “drowning IS preventable,” and the group supports layers of protection, including barriers around pools and swim lessons, year-round. Read More »
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