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How to avoid drowning in swimming pools?

More than 500 drowning people every year. Drowning is the second leading cause of accidental death in children under 15.

Drowning occurs when the... lire la suite

How to avoid drowning in swimming pools?

More than 500 drowning people every year. Drowning is the second leading cause of accidental death in children under 15.

Drowning occurs when the airways are flooded and the victim is unable to breathe.

I can't breathe in the water, I'm drowning?

Even if there is no current like the sea and the bottom is shallow, private pools are obviously a dangerous place for the little ones. A child can indeed drown in 20 centimeters of water in just a few minutes, without noise.

A child who bathes in a swimming pool therefore requires constant vigilance on the part of the parents in order to prevent tragedies.

There are other safety measures that allow you to avoid this danger, we explain them to you in this video.

How to avoid drowning? 

Stay close to children so that you can always have them in sight and can talk to them.

Bathe with children and equip them with armbands.

Always leave a buoy, a pole and a telephone next to the pool.

Remove the ladder from the pool between each use and teach children to swim as soon as possible.

To learn more about drowning in a natural environment, you can watch our video How to avoid drowning in a natural environment?

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