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Water Safety


We are so excited to partner with PAW Patrol and share the important message of water safety around the world. We promote the ABCs and 123s of Water Safety. The ABCs are geared towards adults and the 123s are geared to children. The Michael Phelps Foundation recommends removing any toys and floats from in and around the pool when not in use as these can attract young children to the pool. Children should be supervised by an adult at all times. Remember to practice safety when around water.

You can check out the Michael Phelps Foundation and Paw Patrol SafetyFirst Water Safety Tool Kit here.

ABCs of Water Safety for Adults

ADULT supervision:

BARRIERS:

CLASSES:

The 1, 2, 3s of Water Safety for Children

1. Never swim alone

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2. Know your surroundings

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3. Take swimming classes

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Drowning is the 3rd
leading cause of unintentional injury
death worldwide, accounting for
7% of all injury-related deaths.
There are an estimated
320 000 annual drowning deaths
worldwide and more than
half are children
Global estimates may
significantly underestimate
the actual public health
problem related to drowning.