Latest Virginia Graeme Baker Pool And Spa Safety Act Stories

2014-05-21 16:24:38

Fifth Year of Drowning Prevention Campaign Kicks Off Today WASHINGTON, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Widmeyer Communications, A Finn Partners Company, has been awarded a new nearly $1 million contract to continue its work on the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission's (CPSC) Pool Safely program, a national public education campaign that Widmeyer helped launch five years ago. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140521/90051 Widmeyer was awarded an additional one-year extension of...

2013-08-14 23:28:35

d’Oliveira & Associates has released a new informational graphic and video about dangerous conditions that can cause pool-related injuries. The injury lawyers know that water safety is important, especially during the summer. (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 Swimming pools give people a much needed break from the heat and humidity of the summer. The CDC has reported that there are millions of residential pools and thousands of public pools in the United States. These popular attractions...

2013-08-10 23:02:41

"It is essential to inform yourself of the dangers surrounding pool/spa/whirlpool suction and make sure the facility you are using is properly fitted not only with an appropriate and functioning drain cover, but also an automatic pump shutoff device,” states Rex Cowan, Manager of local firm Play-It Safe Technologies. (PRWEB) August 10, 2013 The recent entrapment, and near drowning, of Usher's 5 year old son in the drain of his private pool, as referenced in a USA Today...

2013-07-23 23:25:25

According to a study released by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), children younger than 5-years-old account for more than 75% of all spa and pool deaths and nearly 80% of spa and pool injuries in the United States. Kiley Law Group, LLC child injury attorneys believe the number of injuries and deaths resulting from recreational swimming can be decreased through the distribution of safety information and swimming lessons for very young children. Andover, Massachusetts (PRWEB)...

2013-07-13 23:00:45

Simple steps save lives—teach all children to swim, put a fence around all pools, and always watch children in and around the water. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 13, 2013 A recent report from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reveals that children younger than age 5 represent more than 75 percent of all pool and spa submersion deaths and 78 percent of pool and spa submersion injuries in the United States involving children younger than 15 years of age. Government data...

2011-11-28 09:00:00

Play It Safe Technologies, LLC Safe Shield APS 120 senses water circulation and provides protective layer against a hidden killer. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) November 28, 2011 Imagine the shock of finding out that, as the owner of a swimming pool, you are liable for millions of dollars in legal judgments. Play It Safe Technologies, LLC has studied the history of legal cases related to a little know danger in swimming pools ... entrapment by pool drains causing horrific injuries and even death. They...

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