Other stories by kendra Kozen

  • ADA Occupies Congress, Hobbles Aquatics

    As aquatics professionals grapple with a deadline extension and proposed legislation that could change the Americans with Disabilities Act rules, a shortage of pool lifts, compliance confusion and cost concerns may force facility closures.

  • Congress Takes Aim at ADA Pool Regs

    The U.S. House of Representatives has passed an amendment to the Fiscal Year 2013 Commerce, Justice, and Science Appropriations Act (CJS).

  • More ADA Road blocks Ahead

    As federal officials grapple with a deadline extension — and new legislation — that could change the rules regarding swimming pools and Americans with Disability Act requirements,other issues are further complicating the road to compliance.

  • Water Safety Campaigns Catching Fire

    Several annual water safety programs are heating up, and there’s at least one new event. Here’s a look at what’s going on.

  • Respected Swim Coach Under Investigation

    Respected Swim Coach Under Investigation

  • Is Aquatics Out of Economic Woods?

    Is that … ? Could it be … light at the end of what has been a long and gloomy economic tunnel?

  • Dangerous Maneuvers

    Chances are, you’ve heard of the Heimlich maneuver. Since Dr. Henry Heimlich first introduced it in 1974, the abdominal thrust technique known as the “Heimlich maneuver” has become part of the popular lexicon, synonymous with saving lives.

  • Research Roundup

    Here’s a look at what a variety of journals have published in relation to using the Heimlich maneuver in drowning rescues.

  • ADA Lift Ruling Under Fire

    On the heels of a U.S. Department of Justice interpretation of the Americans with Disabilities Act restricting use of portable lifts, several industry organizations and manufacturers are banding together to challenge the decision

  • Government Grants ADA Compliance Extension

    Responding to concerns from pool industry experts and a hotel/ lodging industry coalition, the White House issued a 60-day extension for compliance with requirements under the Americans with Disabilities Act