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Lifejackets Are the Solution - Fact Sheet The Facts Over 90% of people who drowned in recreational boating incidents were not wearing a lifejacket Most people who drown never intended to be in the water Many boaters who drown considered themselves good swimmers Most drowning happens unexpectedly when small boats capsize or someone falls overboard - leaving your lifejacket behind in the boat or even worse tucked under the bow
Lambton County Between 2000 and 2009, there were 10 deaths among Lambton residents due to unintentional drowning 50% of drowning deaths in Lambton County were among males 45 years and older 40% of drowning deaths in Lambton County were related to water transport incidents Stories - Why choose to wear a lifejacket
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