More stories about Safety

  • 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.

  • On The List

    The following models were named in CPSC’s recall. Consult the terms of the recall for more information about its application and exemptions.

  • Illinois Seeks VGB Relief for Noncompliant Facilities

    One of the states most active in implementing federal safety measures may allow pools to open this season regardless of whether they comply with the law

  • 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