Pool accident : figures

Among domestic accidents, pool drowning is the leading cause of accidental death among young children. Thus, during the summer 2015, 294 people were affected by this type of accident. Pool accidents : figures Each year, over 13% of drownings are caused by a swimming pool accident. In these accidents, 56% happened in private family pools, 23% in private […]

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Anti-drowning wristband : what you need to know

New security equipment, the anti-drowning wristband to prevent children from drowning by being alerted right in time. Explanations. The utility of an anti-drowning wristband During the summer season in 2015, 1219 people drowned, and 436 died after the accident. Among these victims, children under 6 years account for 15% of deaths from accidental drowning. To prevent such accidents, […]

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Child drowning : understand and prevent any drowning risk

Each year, drowned child makes 500 victims, including 15% of children under 6 years old. Drowning : what is it and how limit the risks ? Our advices. Children drowning in brief Caused by flooding of the airway, child drowning can occur as soon as a small amount of water is swallowed. A child in the pool […]

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Pool drowning : secure the bathing

In private use, the risk of drowning is as important as in public area. Causes of drowning pool and preventive measures to be adopted. Pool drowning : causes During the summer, three people drown each day, on average. Of these accidents, there are a large number of drownings in private swimming pools (13%). Two types of accidents […]

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Know and defeat aquaphobia (fear of water)

Aquaphobia or fear of water is a disease that affects many people. An estimated one in ten French people suffer from aquaphobia, and one in five have a fear of water. What is aquaphobia ? Aquaphobia or fear of water, also called hydrophobia by psychiatrists, is one of the most frequently observed phobias. It means […]

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