Press Releases

Find the CPSC’s latest press releases on the Pool Safely campaign here.

CPSC Calls for All Children to Learn to Swim in 2014, All Families to Take the Pool Safely Pledge (English)

May 21st, 2014

Tragic Tally: More Than 200 Reported Child Drownings In Pools and Spas This Summer

September 5th, 2013

A Call to Action: Parents and Children Need to ‘Pool Safely’ in Pools and Spas over the July 4th Holiday

July 2nd, 2013

A Call to Action From CPSC: Teach All Children How To Swim and Put a Fence Around All Pools

May 22nd, 2013

Pool Safely Campaign Announces Partnerships Continuing Through Summer 2013

November 5th, 2012

In Home Danger: CPSC Warns of Children Drowning in Bathtubs, Bath Seats and Buckets

September 27th, 2012

137 Children Died in Pools and Spas in Summer 2012

September 17th, 2012

Nearly 140 Tragic Child Drownings In Pools and Spas Reported By Media In Summer 2012

September 13th, 2012

Midsummer Drowning Checkup: 90 Child Drownings Nationwide since Memorial Day

July 20th, 2012

CPSC Chairman: Past July 4th Drownings Serve as a Warning this Independence Day

June 29th, 2012

New CPSC Data Show Child Drownings In Pools and Spas Still A Leading Cause of Death

May 24th, 2012

Reported Death, Severe Neck Injuries Prompt Recall of Banzai Inflatable Pool Slides Sold by Walmart and Toys R Us

May 10th, 2012

Pool Safely’s 3rd Year at the Pool and Spa Expo

November 1st, 2011

CPSC Warns of Drowning Dangers in Bathtubs, Bath Seats and Buckets

September 8th, 2011

CPSC Releases Snapshot of 2011 Summer Swimming Season

June 28th, 2011

Eight Manufacturers Recall Pool and In-Ground Spa Drain Covers Due to Incorrect Ratings

May 26th, 2011

CPSC, U.S Olympian Hold Pool Safely Press Event to Release New Drowning and Entrapment Stats

May 26th, 2011

75 Drownings and Near-Drownings in 15 Weeks; Pool Safely PSAs Urge Parents to Watch Children At All Times Around Pools and Spas This Summer

April 21st, 2011

Government Investigation Raises Concerns About Pool and Spa Drain Cover Testing and Entrapment Risks

March 18th, 2011

CPSC Pool Safely Campaign Partners with Industry on Education and Outreach

November 5th, 2010
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