More stories about Safety

  • Auto Accident Video Shows Importance of Seat Belts

    A car-accident video reinforces the importance of seat belts.

  • Getting a Good Fit

    Tips and tricks for installing safety covers on challenging poolscapes.

  • Look Who’s Not Talking

    The contrast could not have been more stark. I was standing at the Pool & Spa News booth at the International Expo talking to an icon of the commercial aquatics industry, when an icon of the residential industry walked up.

  • NSPF Opens Pool Incident Database to Public

    As part of an effort to track pool-related issues, the National Swimming Pool Foundation has started compiling a database of news reports about such incidents.

  • Questions Raised by Jewelry Entrapment

    Recently, an unusual, non-fatal entrapment garnered press attention around the country.

  • Unblockable Effort Suffers Major Setback

    The Consumer Product Safety Commission denied a petition by unblockable drain cover manufacturer BeeSafe Systems requesting that its products be approved for installation without a secondary vacuum-limiting system.

  • Recent Entrapment Raises Installation Issues

    Crucial questions are surfacing about an entrapment that took place at a public pool in Nashville.

  • Understanding SVRS

    A safety vacuum release system (SVRS) is a system or a device that disables a pool pump’s suction ability so that a body or object trapped against the suction outlet is freed.

  • NEWS ALERT

    Crucial questions are surfacing about an entrapment that took place at a public pool in Nashville.

  • Olympics: Six Olympians - Promoting Pools and Spas

    Olympic swimmers and divers have lent their names to myriad industry causes and companies over the years, whether it’s serving as a product spokesperson, attending trade shows or speaking with the press about the importance of pool and spa safety.