With summer right around the corner, your family will likely be spending more time outside. Swimming is probably one of the activities on your list and while it offers several health benefits, it can also pose a few risks if safety measures aren’t taken. According to the Center for Disease Control, there are 3,536 unintentional drownings per year in the United States. Water-related accidents are the second leading cause of injury or death for children between 1-14 years old and the fifth leading cause for individuals of all ages. Luckily, there are many precautions you can take to help keep yourself and your family safe throughout the summer months.