Improving Pool Fencing Legislation in Queensland, Australia: Attitudes and Impact on Child Drowning Fatalities

Four-sided, non-climbable pool fencing is an effective strategy for preventing children from drowning in home swimming pools. In 2009, the Queensland Government introduced legislation to improve the effectiveness of pool fencing. This study explores community attitudes towards the effectiveness of t...

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Main Authors: Richard C. Franklin, Amy E. Peden
Format: Article
Published: MDPI AG 2017-11-01
Series:International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
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