Consumer Product Safety Commission

Early Warm Temps Are A Reminder about Pool Safety

Alabama ties at 5th for pool/spa drownings in 2018.

       Alabama was among the deadliest states in the U.S. for child pool and spa drownings in 2018, with 8 child swimming pool and spa drownings occurring last year. This is an increase of 50 percent over 2017, when there were 4 drownings in the state. ·         Nationwide there were 253 media reported fatal drownings in 2018 for children under…