November 28, 2018 / Drowning Prevention

Water safety: Be aware of hidden hazards

Parents and caregivers, water safety isn’t a concern only in the summertime or near the pool. Hidden water hazards such as bathtubs, buckets and pet water bowls can be all over your home or in your backyard.

Child-proof your home to prevent drowning, keeping in mind that children can drown in as little as 1 inch of water and in as little as 20 seconds.

This article first published in the Tampa Bay 100.