More stories about Safety

  • The VGB Effect

    The requirement to bring pools and spas into compliance with the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act became effective more than a year ago.

  • CPSC Responds to VGB Protests

    Officials at the Consumer Product Safety Commission have responded to accusations from Congress that their interpretation of the Virginia Graeme Baker Act is dangerous for children.

  • Playing It Safe

    Ask Joe Jackson about his customers’ interest in the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act, and he’ll answer frankly.

  • Members of Congress Protest VGB

    Protests against CPSC’s interpretation of the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act have ratcheted up, with nine members of Congress joining the ranks.

  • VGB Public Education Campaign Launches

    A pair of U.S. Olympic medalists helped kick off the national campaign aimed at promoting pool and spa safety.

  • CPSC Vote Stirs Controversy

    Recent decisions by the Consumer Product Safety Commission regarding the VGB Act have garnered some very public disagreement

  • Safe Kids Spokesman Retires

    A vocal drowning-prevention advocate is leaving his post as head of Safe Kids USA

  • Industry Encouraged by Tone of VGB Education

    You aren’t likely to see a celebrity spokesperson pushing the message.

  • Pediatricians Sign on to Swim Lessons

    A Florida drowning-prevention initiative is expanding with the backing of powerful new allies.

  • VGB Residential Requirements Finalized

    The question of how the Virginia Graeme Baker act will affect residential pools has finally been answered.