You've seen the headlines. Children hurt, trapped, disemboweled, and even killed by pool drains.
Californians who Comply with the Pool Spa & Safety Act Now –Don’t have to Worry
The agency will hear comments from stakeholders on Nov. 4 in Bethesda, Md., and says it intends to amend the guidance, adding a sentence about the importance of proper flow rates and drain cover fastener integrity.
The Forest Park Pool is now compliant with the 2008 Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act.
A silent and powerful force lurks in tens of thousands of public and backyard pools. And the CBS4 I-Team has learned that, despite a new federal law designed to prevent it, the danger remains. CBS4 I-Team investigator Stephen Stock shows why Florida Health Officials remain powerless, unable or unwilling to enforce federal law and stop the danger from lurking under the water.
How Changes to Federal and State Law Impact Golf and Country Clubs
August 31, 2009
An entire outdoor pool season has come and gone since the deadline to comply with new federal safety standards for pool drains -- designed to cut the risk of swimmers becoming entrapped and killed by drain suction -- but many pools are still not in compliance, say state and local regulators.