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Water Safety

After a Flood: How Families Can Stay Safe

After a flood, there can be many possible dangers in and around your home. Here's how to keep kids safe.

Bathroom Water Safety

Always supervise young kids in the bath to keep them safe. Here are other bathroom water safety tips.

Drowning Prevention

Drowning is a leading cause of death in children and teens. It happens fast and is usually silent. Here's how parents can help prevent drowning.

Jellyfish Stings

Ocean dips are a cool part of summer, but jellyfish can spoil the fun. Here's how to handle a sting from by one of these mysterious sea creatures.

Outdoor Water Safety

Swimming in an open body of water (like a river, lake, or ocean) is different from swimming in a pool. Here are some tips based on the type of water.

Pool Safety

Having a pool, pond, spa, or hot tub on your property is a huge responsibility when it comes to safety. Here’s how can you keep kids – yours and others – safe.

Protecting Kids From Water & Drowning Hazards

Water safety is important at any age, but especially if you have babies or toddlers. Here's how to reduce drowning risks.

Water Park Safety

Water parks are a lot of fun and a great way to spend time outside. Here's how kids can enjoy them safely.

Water Safety

Kids need constant supervision around water — whether the water is in a bathtub, pool, the sea, or a water park. Here's how to keep them safe.