Causes and Prevention of Drowning Accidents

In 2005 alone, there were 3,582 fatal drowning accidents in Los Angeles.

According to studies, about 350 kids aged 5 below die from drowning accidents each year and 2,600 are sent to the hospital for treatment related to drowning injuries.

It was also found out that non fatal droning accidents could lead to some devastating injuries like brain damage and this could lead to loss of memory, learning disabilities and even paralysis.

Drowning accidents are not exclusive to swimming pools; an individual can also drown in bathtubs,

Jacuzzis, during boating and in a body of water like lakes and rivers, and others.

The most common cause of Los Angeles drowning accidents are: