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Swimming Pool Safety Prevents Drowning and Brain Injury

Drowning in swimming pools and sps are a leading cause of traumatic brain injury in our children.  There are simple steps that pool owners need to take to prevent this needless injury.  They include, constant vigilance around pools. fences, drain covers and door alarms.

Today, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) debuts a series of Public Service Announcements (PSAs) about their Pool Safely campaign illustrating how simple steps saves lives at pools and spas.

Partnering with the American Red Cross and the YMCA of the USA ), CPSC produced broadcast, print and radio PSAs that are being distributed to media outlets across the country. Available to local television and radio stations in English and Spanish, the English-language versions feature Ming-Na, the voice of Mulan in Disney animated films and star of the NBC drama "ER", The Joy Luck Club and currently starring in Stargate Universe.

The PSAs introduce four families and stories about the simple steps that save lives: door alarms, knowledge of CPR, fencing around pools and spas and safety drain covers in spas. The characters in the broadcast PSA are also featured in the print versions of the PSA. The radio PSAs promote the importance of swimming lessons as a simple step that save lives.

 The PSAs will also be available on the Pool Safely YouTube channel (www.youtube.com/poolsafely).

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Above Ground Pools

nice post, I find swimming pool safety very important!

Simon

above ground swimming pools

It is really a nice & informative post regarding proper pool safety and avoiding brain injury . All the tips you have shared are worth keeping in mind while following the same process. Anyways thanks a lot for sharing your beautiful information.

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