Pool Safety in the News

The following news stories, opinion pieces and editorials from national and regional news media outlets provide a wide-ranging and insightful review of news stories about pool and spa safety, as well as about the Pool Safely campaign.

The content in these sites, documents and videos were not prepared by the Commission or Commission staff and have not been reviewed by, nor do they necessarily reflect the views of, the Commission. CPSC is not responsible for content on non-CPSC websites or content produced outside of CPSC.

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Inez M. Tenenbaum: Michigan ranks fourth in nation in summer pool drownings; danger doesn’t end with season

September 14th, 2012 | Source: Detroit Free Press

Inez M. Tenenbaum: Pool Safely

August 11th, 2012 | Source: Arizona Star-Telegram

CPSC: Nearly 100 Child Drownings Since Memorial Day

August 1st, 2012 | Source: Aquatics International

Swim lessons aim to kick a racial disparity

June 14th, 2012 | Source: The Washington Post

Pool drowning deaths on the rise

June 11th, 2012 | Source: NBC TODAY Show

Safety groups urge swimming lessons for minorities

May 24th, 2012 | Source: Fox News

Inez M. Tenenbaum: Take precautions to avoid summer water tragedies

May 31st, 2011 | Source: The Buffalo News

Remember pool safety as Memorial Day approaches

May 27th, 2011 | Source: The Houston Chronicle

Officials make plea for pool safety

May 26th, 2011 | Source: San Diego Union-Tribune

Act to keep kids safe around water

May 2nd, 2011 | Source: The Arizona Republic

Boy Saves Sis with Movie Learned CPR

April 21st, 2011 | Source: NBC Today Show

Focus on preventing drownings at Springs conference

April 15th, 2011 | Source: Colorado Springs Gazette

Winter Safety Tips

December 15th, 2010 | Source: ModernMom.com

Feds, Industry Team Up To Push Pool Safety

November 9th, 2010 | Source: ConsumerAffairs.com

CPSC Pool Safely Campaign Partners with APSP

November 2nd, 2010 | Source: Aquatics International

Pool Safety Measures Ensure Safe Summer Fun

November 1st, 2010 | Source: Essence Blog

Before kids take the plunge…

September 6th, 2010 | Source: The Miami Herald

Pool Safely

September 3rd, 2010 | Source: Ventura County Star

Pool-safety concerns mount

August 23rd, 2010 | Source: The Providence Journal

A Teachable Moment: Take Simple Steps Now to Prevent Child Drownings

August 4th, 2010 | Source: The Huffington Post
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