Find Qualified Engineers & Professionals

A qualified engineer or pool professional can play a critical role in ensuring that a residential pool or spa is operating safely. By properly installing safety devices or accurately measuring the water flow rate through a spa or hot tub, these professionals help maintain the security of residential pools or spas.

image of Public Swimming PoolCPSC recommends contacting state or local health departments to find a qualified professional or design engineer in your area to complete safety upgrades on your pool or spa.

These professionals are licensed or certified within each state and should operate as a legitimate business carrying insurance or a similar type of protection.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides a link to state health departments.

Who is Virginia Graeme Baker?

Seven-year-old Virginia Graeme Baker’s tragic death inspired her family to advocate for pool and spa safety and moved Congress to act to prevent entrapments. 
Read more about her story
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The Pool and Spa Safety Act: Staff interpretation and updates

 

Find the most up to date requirements for the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act.