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  • Sales of VGB Act Related Products Rising

    An uptick in sales of drain covers and suction vacuum release systems indicates an increasing awareness of the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act among pool operators

  • CPSC to Receive Federal Funding for Residential Portion of VGB

    It’s official. The Consumer Product Safety Commission will receive federal funding for the residential portion of the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act

  • Up to Speed

    To truly grasp the uncertainty surrounding the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act, you need only to speak briefly with a government official, or even a pool and spa industry representative.

  • CPSC’s Enforcement of VGB Signals Change in Approach

    The Consumer Product Safety Commission has begun to enforce the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act, signaling what many believe is a change in the agency’s approach to the law.

  • Second VGB Entrapment Lawsuit Is Filed

    The family of a drowning victim has filed suit against Hilton Hotels Corp., citing its failure to comply with the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act.

  • On the Clock

    Was six months enough time for public pool operators to comply with the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act?

  • VGB Act Deadline Passes Amid Confusion

    The compliance deadline for the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act has passed, and many professionals operating noncompliant pools don’t know whether to close them

  • CPSC Leaves VGB Act Questions Unanswered

    With just a few days left before the deadline to comply with the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act, the Consumer Product Safety Commission has released a statement that offered no clear-cut answers on whether or not non-compliant pools must cl

  • Retrofitting Safety

    The recently passed Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act imposes, among other things, a Dec. 19 deadline for all drain covers (suction outlets) in public pools and spas to conform to ASME/ANSI A112.19.8-2007 performance standards.

  • Large Drain Covers in Small Supply

    As the December deadline looms for compliance with the Virginia Graeme Baker Act, many pool operators remain unprepared for the new law.