Links to Useful Sites
The following Web site links are offered to assist you in learning more about swimming pool safety tips, drowning prevention and child water safety in general.
American Academy of Pediatrics:
AAP Policy Statement: "Prevention of Drowning in Infants, Children, and, Adolescents"
AAP Policy Statement: "Swimming Programs for Infants and Toddlers"
Safe Kids Worldwide Organization:
Pool and Spa Drowning: A National Study of Drain and Entrapment and Pool Safety Measures
Clear Danger-A National Study of Childhood Drowning and Related Attitudes and Behaviors
Facts About Childhood Drowning
U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission:
CPSC's Pool Safety Website
How to plan for the unexpected: Preventing Child Drownings. PDF
National Center for Injury Prevention and Control:
2005 Leading Causes of Unintentional Deaths for Children Ages 1-5
2005 Leading Causes of Unintentional Injury Deaths for Children Ages 1-9
2005 Leading Causes of Unintentional Injury Deaths for Children Ages 1-14
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:
Water-Related Injuries: Fact Sheet
American Society of Testing & Materials:
ASTM Standard F2208-02, Pool Alarms, Introduction. PDF
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