Local news update

Unintential water injuries

Water accidents ages 12-19

Water injuries are one of the leading causes of death in two ways drowning, and choking while drinking it.
Everyday about ten people die from unintentional drowning. Of these, two are children aged 14 or younger.
Drowning ranks fifth among the leading causes of unintentional injury death in the United States.
From 2005-2009 there were an average of 3,533 fatal unintentional drownings annually in the United States - about ten deaths per day.
An additional 347 people died each year from drowning in boating-related incidents.
  • Boating incident.

Why there is a need for safety

  • So you can learn how to save someones life.
  • So you can reduce the risk of drownings.
  • You can know how to swim so you won't drown.
  • So that you won't be one of the victims of drowning