Safety First

Popke, Michael
July 2012
Athletic Business;Jul2012, Vol. 36 Issue 7, p43
The article focuses on the safety promotion and safety techniques in aquatic facilities in the U.S. aimed at reducing the numbers of drownings. It discusses the statistics of drownings, particularly in children, which says drowning is still the leading cause of injury-related deaths among 1-4 years old. It also explores the initiatives of various aquatic activity groups to avoid drownings including the Aquatic Safety Research Group, National Swimming Pool Foundation, and Tom Griffiths.


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