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    For Good Measure

    For the past 16 years, I have been traveling around the United States training operators.

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    Workin' for the Weekend

    Like many leisure pursuits, most aquatics activities take place outside of banker’s hours (Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.).

  • Experimental Hot Tub Lung Treatment Announced

    A faster, more reliable treatment for hot tub lung soon may be available.

  • Aquatics in Schools: A Major Trend

    Universities always encourage students to apply their higher learning to real-world situations.

  • Legionnaires' Kills One, Sickens Many

    A 90-year-old Indiana woman has died from Legionnaires’ disease after swimming in an Illinois hotel po

  • Universal Commercial Standard in the Works

    Imagine a time when commercial pool codes are consistent across the country.

  • References

    American Red Cross. (1995). Lifeguarding today. St. Louis: Mosby-Year Book, Inc.

  • CDC Studying UV Effectiveness

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta is conducting the first-ever study of ultraviolet systems’ ability to kill chloramines and improve indoor air quality.

  • Nationally Recognized Swim Instructor Dies

    Honey Lanning, nationally recognized “swim instructor of the stars,” passed away a week after being diagnosed with cancer. She was 64.

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    Guarding Against Misconceptions

    Several important aquatics professionals and lifeguard training agencies have questioned whether lifeguard surveillance techniques are based on science

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    Challenging Conventional Wisdom

    History is littered with examples of people mistaking collective wisdom for scientific fact. Probably the most notorious is the flat-earth theory. It took science and research to disprove that notion and show that, in fact, our world is quite the opposite

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    Anatomy of a Post-Crisis EAP

    A comprehensive post-crisis emergency action plan is crucial.

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    Checks and Balances

    After a long winter, it’s time to wake the hibernating swimming pool and rouse it for the upcoming summer season. And as every operator knows, that requires more than just pulling leaves out with a skimmer and turning everything back on.