Swimming pools are a popular source of recreation, especially in the summer months. The swimming pool can be fun, but few people are aware of the dangers associated with swimming and diving. More than 3,000 people drown in swimming pools and the number of other injuries related to swimming and diving increases every year. Spinal cord, brain damage, and fractured bones and heads are the most common injuries that may occur while swimming or diving. In some cases, permanent damage to the brain and spinal cord my result from accidents. Swimming pools are not the only place where drowning is a serious danger. Sinks, bathtubs, fish tanks, toilets, hot tubs, spas, and ponds are all places that a person could be at risk of drowning. Any body of water, small or large, is a hazard and children, in particular, should be carefully monitored. Something as small as a children’s play pool could result in tragic injuries.
Common causes of swimming pool accidents include:
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