More stories about Safety

  • Top Swimmers’ Lung Damage May Be Linked to Chlorine

    A new study shows competitive swimmers training at indoor chlorinated pools may have lungs similar to people with mild asthma

  • Safety Factors 

    In April 2009, a committee was formed to develop the Risk Management/Safety Module for the CDC’s Model Aquatic Health Code.

  • Changing Red Cross 

    The American Red Cross is making a number of changes to update its health and safety offerings, and to transform its aquatics and other life-saving programs to deliver stronger courses more consistently across the country.

  • Pool Chlorine Tied to Lung Damage in Elite Swimmers

    A new study shows competitive swimmers training at indoor chlorinated swimming pools may have lung changes like what is seen in people with mild asthma

  • USLA Seeks Input on Open-Water Guideline Revamp

    In the wake of the 2010 death of swimmer Fran Crippen, the United States Lifesaving Association is looking to update its guidelines on open water swimming event safety

  • Rhonda Milner

    A tragedy brought Rhonda Milner to the aquatics industry, and in less than a year, she has been able to use the power of her story to bring attention to an often overlooked killer

  • Michele Hlavsa

    “We can do better in protecting the health and safety of swimmers,” Michele Hlavsa asserts

  • Tara Eggleston

    Leading by example, Tara Eggleston is on her way to becoming a key player in efforts to reduce drownings and improve water safety among minority communities

  • Memphis Wins Make A Splash Video Contest, Visit From Cullen Jones

    The USA Swimming Foundation has named Make a Splash Mid-South the winner of the USA Phillips 66 Make a Splash for Water Safety Video Contest

  • New Discoveries

    NSF is known for its work protecting public health and safety in the aquatics and recreational water industries.