Tools & Resources
Pool Safely Simple Steps Save Lives provides a variety of materials for partners and other safety-minded organizations that are useful for informing and educating the public about drowning and entrapment prevention. These resources are available in hard copy and can be ordered by sending the Pool Safely Materials order form to firstname.lastname@example.org. You can scan and send the form by email or you can type your order and mailing information into an email and send it to email@example.com. Materials will be sent as available. Many of these items can be printed by using the pdf format provided below
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Brochures & Tip Cards
Fence Them! Cover Them! Put Them Away!
This tip card provides tips to consumers and anyone concerned about the increasing number of portable pools and how easily they can sometimes be accessed by small children.
Steps for Safety Around the Pool – for Consumers
This tri-fold brochure is designed to help consumers recognize the dangers of drowning and entrapment hazards at pools and spas and to encourage them to improve their own safety systems.
Simple Water Safety Steps Can Save Lives – for Industry
Similar to the industry brochure, this tip card is designed for industry and provides a brief description of the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool & Spa Safety Act and outlines important water safety steps.
Guidance for Safety: The Pool and Spa Safety Act
This tri-fold brochure is specially designed for pool operators and industry professionals to leave with their customers so they can learn more about the Pool Safely campaign and the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool & Spa Safety Act.
Safety Barrier Guidelines for Home Pools
Learn more about the barriers intended to prevent drownings and near-drownings of children in home pools, spas and hot tubs. Guidelines cover fences, gates, audible alarms for doors with access to pools, and power safety covers.