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Thermobaby Bath Seats Recalled by SCS Direct Due to Drowning Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Amazon.com

The recall includes about 7,500 Aquababy Bath Ring seats in pink or blue designed for children five months to ten months old. The seat is made of white plastic with blue, pink or green  trimming and has four suction cups … Continue reading

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Connecticut couple drowns on honeymoon

A Danbury, Connecticut couple is being mourned after drowning during their honeymoon in Costa Rica, when powerful currents swept them off shore. It was reportedly the second marriage for both Ruth Rowe and Bruce Loev, who reconnected after growing up … Continue reading

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DiveAlert Emergency Signaling Devices Recalled by Ideations Due to Drowning Hazard

Consumers have been advised by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to immediately stop using DiveAlert Emergency Signaling Devices. The signaling device can malfunction when used and restrict the diver’s air flow, posing a drowning hazard. This recall involves DiveAlert … Continue reading

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Swartz & Swartz Urges Families To Think “Safety First” In And Around Water This Summer

A new government report reveals that children younger than age 5 represent more than 75 percent of all pool and spa submersion deaths and 78 percent of pool and spa submersion injuries in the United States involving children younger than … Continue reading

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Nearly 140 Tragic Child Drownings In Pools and Spas Reported By Media In Summer 2012

According to information compiled from media reports and released on September 13, 2012 by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), 137 children younger than 15 years drowned in a pool or spa during the traditional summer season of Memorial … Continue reading

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15 Year Old Swept off to Sea on Hawaii Tour Expedition

The Hawaii Pack & Paddle tour group took twelve 14-15 year olds on an expedition through Big Island hiking and kayaking. During the tour 15-year-old Tyler Madoff, of White Plains New York was washed away by a large wave along … Continue reading

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Toddler Drowns in a Lake in Worcester, MA

In what can only be described as a nightmare scenario for relatives, an 18-month-old baby boy drowned in a city lake in Worcester, Massachusetts. Police and firefighters responded to a call to Indian Lake at about 11 a.m. on Thursday … Continue reading

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Costa Cruise Line Faces Charges

It has been two weeks since the disastrous cruise ship accident that occurred off Giglio Island in Florence. Since then, there have been estimates of up to 16 casualties.  Carnival Corp., the world’s largest cruise-line owner, was sued for at … Continue reading

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Six Injured in Boat Explosion on Smith Mountain Lake

Six people aboard a 31-year-old cabin cruiser suffered injuries from an explosion caused by a gasoline leak in the stern.  On Saturday, gasoline vapors sparked by the boats engine caused the boat to catch fire. Sargent Karl Marting, a conservation … Continue reading

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Death of Two Twin Toddlers in Pool in Lynnfield, MA

On Saturday morning two twin toddler girls were found dead after drowning in a swimming pool at their home in Lynnfield, Massachusetts. Lynnfield police responded to a 911 call on Saturday morning about two children that had fallen into the … Continue reading

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