More stories about Safety

  • 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.

  • Rola-Chem Discusses Product Alert

    Though Rola-Chem Corp. issued an advisory regarding certain models of its peristaltic pump chemical feeders, the company does not claim liability in a recent lawsuit and said its product is not defective.

  • Call to Action

    As aquatics management professionals, we constantly work to prevent injuries and drowning by participating in frequent trainings, practicing our rescue skills and response, and reviewing emergency preparedness procedures and action plans with our staffs.

  • 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.

  • Entrapment Testing at a Glance

    Here is a short definition of each test and an explanation of the entrapment it is designed to stop.