More stories about FLORIDA

  • OSHA Investigating Rare Lightning Strike Death

    The Occupational Health and Safety Administration office in Tampa, Fla., is investigating the death of 21-year-old Justin Inversso, who was working as a lifeguard at Adventure Island when he was struck by lightning in September

  • Pending Law to Impact Public Pools

    Thousands of commercial pools and spas across Florida will be subject to new safety standards under a bill that awaits the governor’s signature.

  • Pediatricians Sign on to Swim Lessons

    The Florida Drowning Prevention Task force now has the support of the state’s physicians. Pediatricians will provide education and promote water safety.

  • Bob Vincent

    There are approximately 38,000 public pools in Florida, and Bob Vincent is one man overseeing them all

  • Wooten Park

    Located in Central, Florida, Tavares, “America’s Seaplane City,” wanted to revitalize it’s downtown area.

  • Top Waterparks | U.S.& Canada

    Located within the Walt Disney World complex in Orlando, Fla., Typhoon Lagoon is one of two large waterparks operated by Walt Disney World.

  • Top Waterparks | U.S.& Canada

    This 60-acre, South Pacific-themed waterpark is located in Orlando across International Drive from SeaWorld.

  • Rip Current Book Deal Inked at Inaugural Symposium

    Experts gathered in Miami recently for the First International Symposium on Rip Currents, the No. 1 cause of beachfront drowning

  • Where There's a Will Waterpark Developers are Finding a Way

    The newest CoCo Key Water Resort in Orlando, Fla., is scheduled to open this month

  • Court Upholds Settlement in Landmark Drowning Case

    Marking further action in a case that has established a significant legal precedent, the Federal District Court in Miami ruled that the Monticello Insurance Company is liable for the $5.75 million settlement in the 1997 drownings of Zachary Breaux and Eug