Check your pool

Mt Druitt - St Mary's Standard (East) - - NEWS -

Res­i­dents are be­ing urged to check their pools for any po­ten­tial dan­gers in the lead up to sum­mer. Drown­ing is the lead­ing cause of ac­ci­den­tal death in young chil­dren in NSW. Mul­goa state Lib­eral MP Tanya Davies said th­ese deaths were avoid­able. “Any child drown­ing is one too many. We can avoid drown­ing deaths and in­juries by en­sur­ing child-re­sis­tant pool fences are well­main­tained and pool gates are self-clos­ing or self­latch­ing, and reg­u­larly checked,” Ms Davies said. To reg­is­ter, visit swim­ming­pool­reg­is­ter.nsw. gov.au.

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