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How Can I Prevent a Memorial Day Pool Accident?

Do you plan to host people for a pool party this Memorial Day weekend? Make sure that you take steps to prevent an accident around your pool and/or on your premises. As the weather heats up, millions of people will flock to pools this weekend. With this in mind, drowning is the leading cause of unintentional death among children younger than the age of four. In fact, in Tennessee, six children under the age of 4 were killed in pool and spa accidents in 2014, with many incidents occurring in residential pools. To prevent a pool accident at your home, you should make sure that you have a fence or gate around your property, have alarms, have drain covers and make sure that all of your equipment is in order. One of the reasons children are susceptible to drowning incidents is because of enticement. As a pool owner, you should…
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