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  • Commercial Pools in Texas Pose Safety Hazard, Say Techs

    Commercial pool operators throughout Texas are allowing hazardous pools to remain open, despite warnings from health inspectors and service technicians, according to various sources.

  • Pool Safety Council Studies Raise Entrapment Questions

    Studies performed for the Pool Safety Council challenge commonly held beliefs about the ability of safety vacuum release systems to help with certain types of entrapment. The organization says the technology could stop most limb entrapments once they occu

  • The Path to Redemption

    Several years ago, the Texas legislature considered requiring fences around virtually every man-made body of water.

  • Groups Join Forces for Pool Safety Push

    Pool safety education will get a nationwide boost next spring, thanks to the combined efforts of two child safety groups.

  • NSPF Off to the Races

    A month after the contract was signed, the National Swimming Pool Foundation held the first of its educational training events on the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act.

  • Promoting Safety

    When talking with new customers, contractors almost always are the first to raise the topic of pool safety.

  • Group Alleges ‘Children at Risk’ with VGB

    The Pool Safety Council has waged a strongly worded campaign to change the requirements of the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act.

  • Twisted Topic

    The Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act is going on three years old, but questions still persist.

  • The Answers

    So which pools are affected by the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act?

  • Pennington Leaves Vac-Alert

    Controversial figure Paul Pennington has left Vac-Alert, the Santa Rosa, Calif.-based manufacturer of safety vacuum release systems