More stories about Safety

  • 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.

  • The ’90s

    The 1990s were a decade of transition — not just for the pool and spa industry, but for the rest of the world, as well.

  • Paying the Price

    David Lionetti has made history.

  • Vac-Alert President’s Departure Brings Changes

    With the departure of its president, Vac-Alert Industries has named a temporary replacement and hired a company for its marketing and sales

  • Texas Bill Links Drain Safety to Home Sales

    A Texas senator has introduced a state bill aimed at raising awareness of suction entrapment

  • Texas Bills Push for Water Safety

    Three drowning-prevention bills recently were introduced in the Texas legislature

  • CPSC Vote Elicits Partisan Wrangling

    The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has voted to remove allowances given to certain unblockable drains in the federal pool and spa safety law

  • What Would You Do: Drain-Cover Recall

    Just before Memorial Day weekend, the Consumer Product Safety Commission announced that approximately one million drain covers were being recalled.

  • Illuminating Safely

    When talking about safety-specific products, something that’s often taken for granted in the whole equation is lighting.

  • New Drain Ruling May be Imposed

    A new U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission proposal calls for many commercial pools with unblockable drains to be altered.