More stories about 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

  • Safety Groups: Drownings Underreported

    As a result of ongoing concerns regarding the underreporting of drownings in metropolitan areas, safety groups across the country are taking action.

  • Texas Bills Protect Pool Service and Safety

    Two Texas bills affecting the pool and spa industry are on their way to the governor’s desk.

  • Drain-Cover Standard Undergoes Changes

    As the industry and its consumers respond to the recent drain-cover recall, the standard governing safety of the product is undergoing changes and switching venues.

  • Builder Pleads Guilty in Entrapment Death

    In a history-making case, a Connecticut pool builder has pled guilty to criminally negligent homicide for an entrapment death that occurred in a pool constructed by his company.

  • Drowning-Prevention Group Taps New Leader

    Less than a month after losing its executive director, a leading water safety organization has named a replacement.

  • The ’80s

    The 1980s was a time of self-discovery for pool and spa professionals, as the freewheeling ’70s gave way to a more responsible industry.