Nearly 90 children drown inside the home every year. Learn how to prevent these tragedies.

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Every year, nearly 90 children drown inside the home, and two-thirds of these deaths occur in the bathtub. A child can drown in as little as 2 inches of water, and it happens quickly and silently. Every one of these tragedies is preventable.

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Nearly 400 children die each year because of pool and spa-related drownings. Learn the simple steps you can take to save lives.

 

The Safety Guides, Safety Alerts, and Neighborhood Safety Network posters listed below are available to download from CPSC’s website.

 

CPSC Safety Alerts and Neighborhood Safety Network posters are not available to order. If you would like to use these safety publications, they are free to download and print.

 

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