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  • 4 Common Swimming Pool Injuries and How to Avoid Them This Labor Day

    Labor Day is the last of the summer holidays; a day where everyone comes together for one final BBQ by the pool. While you may be eager to take a dip, you should also take stock in the potential dangers at the swimming pool. Below, we take a look at the top four most common swimming pool injuries and how to avoid them. 1.Drowning The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that there are 300 ...
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  • How to Prevent Swimming Pool Accidents

    Summer weather is quickly approaching, which means more families will be flocking to pools to escape the heat. Before you jump in, however, it’s time to brush up on swimming pool safety. Here are our tips to help your family stay safe this summer and prevent dangerous swimming pool accidents . Secure Your Pool If your family has a pool at your home, it’s important to keep it protected all year ...
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  • Mother Files $12.5M Oregon Child Injury Lawsuit After Daughter Nearly Drowns in Pool

    Six months after her daughter almost died in an Oregon pool accident, Kimberlee Rhodes is seeking $12.5 million for the child injuries. Victoria, 6, was attending a children’s summer camp when the near-drowning accident happened. Defendants include the U.S. West Coast Taekwondo Association, the Tigard-Tualatin Aquatic District, and school leaders Richard Shin and Jay Shin. In her Oregon drowning ...
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  • CPSC: Almost 300 US Children Under Age 5 Drown in Pools and Spas Each Year

    With summer fast approaching, the US Consumer Product Safety Commission has revealed its latest figures on child drowning injuries and deaths in pools and spas. According to the CPSC, almost 300 children under age 5 drown in spas and pools annually, while 3,000 young kids sustain injuries that require emergency medical attention. Also: 2/3rds of the victims killed or injured in pools and spas are ...
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  • Six-Year-Old Girl Whose Intestines Were Ripped Out by Swimming Pool Drain Dies

    Abigail Taylor, the six-year-old girl who was seriously injured last year when here intestines were partially sucked out by a swimming pool drain in Minnesota, has died. The catastrophic accident took place on June 29 while Abigail was sitting in a wading pool at the Minneapolis Golf Club. Abigail had to undergo liver, small bowel, and pancreas transplants following the incident. Abigail’s parents ...
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