Other stories by Tom Griffiths

  • Risk Management - Signage

    Largely ignored for decades, water safety signage has, at best, conformed to 1940s guidelines for workplace safety.

  • Killer Parties

    Pools provide the perfect platform to host parties: water, spacious decks, ample chairs and tables for lounging and socializing.

  • When Lightning Strikes

    While there are many urban legends in the world of aquatics, one is by far the greatest of all — lightning and indoor swimming pools.

  • From the Bottom Up

    For decades, aquatic safety professionals have wondered why unconscious victims so often are recovered from pool bottoms by patrons rather than trained lifeguards.

  • Deadly Triggers

    When perfectly healthy swimmers who are good athletes drown, it is often a mystery