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September 19, 2018

Latest Pool Safely Statistics: At Least 148 Children Fatally Drowned in Pools and Spas this Summer

Number of fatal drownings decreased nearly 9% from summer 2017 WASHINGTON – From Memorial Day through Labor Day 2018*, at least 148 children younger than age 15 fatally drowned in swimming pools or spas, according to media reports compiled by the USA Swimming Foundation, a CPSC Pool Safely campaign partner. The number of fatal drownings […]

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August 25, 2018

CPSC’s Pool Safely and the Michael Phelps Foundation Honor a Decade of Water Safety

The Organizations Co-Host Community Event to Teach Children to Swim and Reinforce Water Safety

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July 2, 2018

Pool Safely Quarterly Newsletter: Independence Day Safety Tips, New Data & More!

Dear Pool and Spa Safety Community, As families across the country prepare to celebrate Independence Day, the Pool Safely campaign is reminding everyone to follow simple steps to stay safer while spending time in and around the water. This can help ensure a holiday that is safer and more fun! Reports from the USA Swimming […]

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May 30, 2018

CPSC Calls for Increased Water Safety Efforts as Summer Swim Season Arrives

New data shows, drowning is still the leading cause of unintentional death among children 1–4 and the second leading cause among children 5–14

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March 28, 2018

March Newsletter

Dear Pool and Spa Safety Community, As spring brings warmer weather to much of the country, the Pool Safely campaign is working to reach even more families with our water safety tips heading into the summer swim season. We are excited to announce that Pool Safely recently launched the campaign’s first Facebook page! We’re looking […]

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February 22, 2018

Thursday, March 1: Join CPSC’s Pool Safely Grants Webinar for Information and Q&A

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is hosting a free webinar for state and local governments and others interested in learning more about the Pool Safely Grant Program on March 1, 2018 at 2 p.m. ET.

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January 2, 2018

CPSC Offering $1.1 Million in Pool Safely Grants to Help Prevent Drownings and Drain Entrapments; State and Local Governments Encouraged to Apply

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) today  announces a 90-day solicitation seeking applications for a special Pool Safely Grant Program (PSGP) offered to state and local governments.

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December 21, 2017

December Newsletter

Dear Pool and Spa Safety Community, Happy Holidays! I am excited to introduce myself, Nikki Fleming, as the new Pool Safely campaign leader. As 2017 comes to a close, I want to thank you – whether you are a Pool Safely partner, a representative of a swimming organization, or an individual passionate about drowning prevention […]

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December 19, 2017

CPSC Hails Successes of Virginia Graeme Baker Pool & Spa Safety Act as Law Hits 10-Year Mark

CPSC Reports Zero Drain Entrapment-Related Deaths Involving Children in
Public Pools and Spas Since Law Implemented

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September 20, 2017

September Newsletter

Dear Pool and Spa Safety Community, Summer may be coming to a close in many states across the country, but we all know too well that colder weather doesn’t mean drownings can’t occur. With that always top of mind, let’s keep working together even as we move into fall and winter months to help prevent […]

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