Drowning Prevention Is Everyone’s Responsibility

Drowning occurs in as little as 2 minutes

Irreversible brain damage occurs in as little as 4 minutes

Most children who are under water for as little as 6 minutes die

Drowning is:

  • The process of experiencing respiratory distress as a result
    of becoming submerged/immersed in liquid
  • The leading cause of unintentional death among children ages 1 to 4
  • Preventable
  • Predictable
  • Unintentional, not accidental
  • Quick & silent