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Locals Encouraged to Check Pool Safety as Summer Approaches

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With summer fast approaching, pool and spa owners on the Eyre Peninsula are being urged to make sure their fences and barriers are in safe working order.

Over the past year, 12 Australian children under the age of five drowned with swimming pools accounting for half those deaths.

Former Olympic Swimmer and Kidsafe Ambassador, Matt Welsh, says there are a number of things we should be doing to reduce the risk.

 

 

 

 

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