Put Down the Cell Phone and Watch the Pool

Distracted adults a leading factor in drowning accidents

As summer approaches public safety and health officials in Oakland County are kicking off a water safety education campaign. Last year Oakland, Macomb and Wayne Counties each had at least one drowning accident and many more near misses. Goldfish Swim Schools CEO Chris McCuiston says distractions are a major factor in drowning incidents. He says one thing all adults can do to help with water safety is take a CPR and First Aid class. McCuiston spoke with WDET’s Amy Miller


To hear the entire conversation click on the audio link above



  • Amy Miller
    Amy has been working in public and commercial radio for the last 30 yrs. She is an award winning reporter and news anchor, born and raised in Detroit.