Pool and Spa Submersion Data and Related Reports

A list of reports produced by CPSC to help children and families prevent drownings and other water-related mishaps.

Circulation Entrapment Memorandum covering the years 2008-2012
Released May 2013

This memorandum characterizes information on circulation entrapment incidents associated with pools, spas and whirlpool tubs that were reported to the CPSC staff.

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2013 Pool and Spa Submersion Memorandum
Released May 2013

This report presents estimates of the number of pool- or spa-related submersion injuries between 2010 and 2012, and it presents counts of reported pool- or spa-related submersion fatalities involving children younger than 15 years of age between 2008 and 2010.

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Prior Reports

2012
2011
2010
2009
2008
2007
2006

Submersions Related to Non-Pool and Non-Spa, 2012 Report

This report contains information on non-pool product related submersion incidents of children under 5 years of age.

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Prior Reports

2011
2009
2008
2007

Circulation Entrapment Memorandum covering the years 1999-2010
Released May 2011

This memorandum characterizes information on circulation entrapment incidents associated with pools, spas and whirlpool tubs that were reported to the CPSC staff.

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Circulation Entrapment Memorandum covering the years 1999-2010
Released May 2012

This memorandum characterizes information on circulation entrapment incidents associated with pools, spas and whirlpool tubs that were reported to the CPSC staff.

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Prior Reports

1999-2009
1999-2008
1999-2007

1999-2006 Reported Submersions and Other Hazards Associated with Liquids/Chemicals in Buckets/Pails, July 2008
Released September 2008

This memorandum contains information on submersions and other hazards reported to CPSC staff associated with buckets and pails containing liquids and/or chemicals.

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Prior Reports

Study on Pool Alarm Reliability
Released May 2000

CPSC staff evaluation of water disturbance alarms.

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Prior Reports