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  • 2010 NDPA Symposium Draws Nearly 200; CPSC Announces New VGB Compliance Tools 

    More than 200 people gathered for the 2010 National Drowning Prevention Alliance Symposium last month to learn about drowning prevention and a new VGB education program including a new video to help with compliance.

  • States Considering New Aquatics-Related Legislation

    The California Spa & Pool Industry Education Council (SPEC), a lobbying firm, has sponsored A.B. 2409 in an attempt to separate pools and spas from the definition of “waterfeature” in the Model Water Efficient Landscape Ordinance.

  • VGB Ruling: CPSC Oks Unblockable Drains

    After months of debate and public input, the Consumer Product Safety Commission has finalized three previously unresolved aspects of the VGB Act

  • CPSC Unveils New Programs

    The Consumer Product Safety Commission has begun rolling out two final mandates of the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act

  • “Public Pools” Up for Public Comment

    The Consumer Product Safety Commission is now accepting public comments on a proposed definition for a “public accommodations facility” as expressed in the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act.

  • Wisconsin Implements VGB Act

    As the July 1 deadline for documentation of progress or compliance with the VGB Act approaches,

  • Wisconsin Implements VGB Act

    As the July 1 deadline for documentation of progress or compliance with the VGB Act approaches, Wisconsin has released its interpretation of the legislation, including some additional state requirements

  • VGB Hits Historic Pools Hardest

    At 401 feet long and 200 feet wide, Sunlite Pool is considered the largest recirculating swimming vessel in the world. It’s one of the main attractions at Coney Island Park in Cincinnati.

  • VGB Unblockable Drains Questioned

    The Consumer Product Safety Commission and International Code Council both recently heard requests to alter their language as it relates to entrapment safety.

  • CPSC Seeks Comments on VGBA

    The CPSC is seeking public comments on a Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act Compliance Verification form.