The full article, CPSC Warns of In-Home Drowning Dangers with Bathtubs, Bathseats, Buckets reminds parents the importance of water safety and goes over key preventative measures to ensure children’s security. Simple, yet important tips like never leaving your child alone near water and keeping your child within arm’s reach when in a bathtub are outlined. Reminders are also given– children do not need to be submerged in water to drown! While the CPSC report contains information about baby bath seats, KID recommends against their use because of the increased likelihood that a baby will be left alone in a tub with the device.
Recalled water products may increase the likelihood of an accident. Being aware of any recently recalled items and following the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s bath safety guidelines will help families to be safe and at ease all year round.