Drowning Prevention Tips Everyone Should Know

Arthur Benjamin, Palm Beach philanthropist, and his Action to End Drowning nonprofit are committed to educating the public about drowning prevention. The reality is, the vast majority of drowning incidents are completely preventable. Here are some fast tips you should take on to do your part in minimizing the amount of drownings that take place every single day:

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The leading cause of preventable death in toddlers in the United States is drowning. Children ages 1 to 4 years old are the most at risk of drowning. But the keyword to keep in mind here is preventable. Drowning deaths — and even non-fatal drownings — can be prevented. That’s why Action to End Drowning encourages you to take the following tips in mind!

Never leave a child alone in or near water.

Learn CPR and basic first aid techniques.