Pool Safety Partners
Beginning in January 2016 the Consumer Product Safety Commission sponsored the Pool Safely Grant for Broward County. The grant was promoted for those counties in the United States most effected by childhood drowning. A portion of the funds went to the promotion of water safety and drowning prevention through pool retailers, pool supply and service companies.
According to Department of Children’s and Families Residential pools are where 62% of childhood drowning in Broward County have occurred. With this statistic in mind and given the amount of deaths in the past 6 years, 52, we decided to reach out to the Pool and Spa community to recruit their help in the battle against childhood drowning. The positive response, as you can see, was overwhelming.