Children between the ages of 1 and 4 are most at risk for drowning. Most young children who drowned in pools were last seen in the home, had been out of sight less than five minutes, and were in the care of one or both parents at home at the time
Statistics show that in children most drownings occur in home swimming pools, while in adults, most drownings occur in natural waters.
Is A Life Jacket Really Necessary For Dogs?
There’s no better way to beat the summer heat than a romp in the water to cool down. Whether its a trip to the beach, a lakeside treat or just a dip in the pool, both humans and their canine companions can enjoy strenuous exercise without over heating. But pet owners should be mindful of the dangers involved in swimming and boating for their four legged friends. Every year over 4000 dogs drown in swimming pools alone. Even the strongest swimmer can become incapacitated in a boating or water skiing accident.
Drowning in real life is so undramatic that 10% of accidental drownings happen within 20 meters or less of people who could have helped. Drownings sometimes occur when others are supervising; even when the adults are in the water with the children.
There are old sailors… there are careless sailors… there are no old careless sailors… old Scottish proverb.
Well-known fact that in three-fourths of all fatal boating accidents, the cause of death is drowning. And, in 88% of those drownings the person did not wear a life jacket.
Why are life jackets important? Simple, because human body don’t float.
Swiss drinking water – a quality product from natural resources – of which 80 percent stems from natural springs and groundwater, and the rest from lakes. Swiss tap water demonstrates a more balanced ecology as opposed to the one purchased in bottles and mineral waters travelling from near and far.
FamilySafety GmbH has started off as a family business. The actual formation of the company has been preceded by many years of thinking and brainstorming about how we could help our children, aging parents, our loved-ones and those around us, to live their lives in the greatest possible safety. We strongly believe that it is always more sensible to prepare for everyday common dangers, than to suffer from its possible consequences.