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Warm weather means water fun! Swimming. Boating. Snorkeling. Fishing. Water parks. Trips to Lake of the Ozarks. Vacations to beaches. It’s fun. There’s nothing to worry about â€¦ or is there?about nine people die from drowning every day in the United States Click To Tweet
According to the Injury Facts 2017 from the National Safety Council, about nine people die from drowning every day in the United States.
However, swimming pools aren’t the only water-related danger to be aware of. Bathtubs, toilets and buckets can pose a danger for very young children and accidental drownings can happen in water as shallow as in a bathtub. Boats and diving boards also pose risks.
For people with seizure disorders, drowning is the most common cause of unintentional injury death with the bathtub as the site of highest drowning risk.
When it comes to boats, many incidents are related to:
Other ways you can suffer injuries include:
Water-related injuries can range from very minor water inhalation to broken bones, loss of body function, memory problems, spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries and death.
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