Getting the Message
By Kevin Post and Michelle Schwartz, Counsilman-Hunsaker | February 2010
Chances are, your teen lifeguards use and embrace technologies such as texting and Twitter. Here’s why you should, too.
By Austin Looper, PPG | January 2010
Run a hotel, motel or association aquatics facility? Chances are, you’re in violation of water quality codes. Knowing why will help reduce RWIs.
By Larry Benz, Lawson Aquatics | November/December 2009
In the haste to comply with VGB, some operators have forgotten the importance of flow rate. Is your facility one of them?
By Rebecca Kells, Water Wizz Water Park | September 2009
An operator explains why her park requires life jackets, and how she’s learned to gain parents’ cooperation.
By John Fletemeyer, Stephen Leatherman & Rob Brander | June 2009
New research suggests aquatics professionals need to rethink how they warn and guard against the leading cause of beach drowning.
Getting in the Act
By Joe D’Orio, Hayward Pool Products | May 2009
This year, aquatics facilities must make sure they are in compliance with the Pool and Spa Safety Act before they’re ready to open for the new season.
Piecing It Together
By Rebecca Robledo, Pool & Spa News | March 2009
The Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act has left industry professionals with many questions. Here are some answers.
By Fred Carter | February 2009
A perfect safety record for 25 years? An operator who achieved this milestone tells how.
When Lightning Strikes
By Tom Griffiths and Matthew Griffin | November/December 2008
Should you close your indoor pool when lightning approaches? The answer may surprise you.
Caught in the Act
By Joe DiOrio and Kevin Potucek | October 2008
Here’s how to quickly and cost-effectively retrofit your pool to comply with the VGB Pool and Spa Safety Act.
A Healthy Relationship
By Steve Keifer | June 2008
It’s time for operators and health inspectors to stop butting heads. Here’s how the two can work together for the betterment of the industry.
By Maria Bella | May 2008
You’re not ready for the new season until you complete this risk-management checklist.
Letter of the Law
By Paul Pennington | April 2008
The new federal pool and spa safety law requires compliance in 12 months. An expert explains the new law and what operators need to do to follow it.