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  • New Law Requires Defibrillators at Pools

    AEDs now are mandated at all public pools in Maryland

  • World’s Largest Swim Lesson Breaks Record

    The 2013 World’s Largest Swim Lesson shattered last year's record.

  • Lower Cost Anti-Entrapment Invention Hits Market

    Three industry pioneers are introducing a lower-cost, anti-entrapment product aimed at the residential market

  • Usher’s Son Suffers Entrapment Scare

    The four-year old son of hip-hop artist Usher was placed in an Atlanta intensive care unit after getting his arm stuck in a pool drain August 5.

  • Boys & Girls Clubs of America and ZAC Foundation form Partnership

    Boys & Girls Clubs of America and the ZAC Foundation have formed a partnership to bring water safety skills and instruction to camps nationwide.

  • Aquatics Industry Groups Promote Water Safety

    The APSP and others are preparing for National Water Safety Month, which kicks off May 1.

  • Safety Dance

    In the past 25 years, the aquatics industry progressed from addressing basic safety issues to fine-tuning and tackling back-burner-type hazards that had not yet received widespread attention.

  • Jeff Ellis

    When there's talk of leaders in aquatic safety, Jeff Ellis’ name always comes up.

  • Mike Espino

    With 16 years at the American Red Cross and now nearly five years at Chicago-based YMCA of the USA as its aquatic safety and risk specialist, Mike Espino knows large-scale aquatic operations.

  • Dr. John Hunsucker

    Since founding the National Aquatic Safety Co. in 1974, Dr. Hunsucker has grown the Ellijay, Ga.-based organization from a humble beginning of inspecting pools and offering training to its role today as one of the largest lifeguard certification firms in