More stories about Safety

  • 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

  • Deadly ‘Fun’

    When I was a young boy I repeatedly heard warnings from my mother, such as “Look both ways before crossing the street” and “Don’t get in a car with a stranger.

  • Accident-Prone Waterpark Sued, Investigated

    Calypso Waterpark in Limoges, Ontario, Canada, is under investigation following a chlorine leak that sent 13 children to the hospital in August, according to local news reports.

  • Recent Entrapment Raises Installation Issues

    Crucial questions are surfacing about an entrapment that took place at a public pool in Nashville.

  • Do You Matter?

    Sometimes, sitting at my desk, I start to wonder if what I do really matters.