May 20, 2017

Pool Safely and Michael Phelps Foundation Announce Partnership to Help Families Stay Safer In and Around Pools and Spas

At a poolside press event today, hosted at a Boys & Girls Club in Chicago, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission’s (CPSC) Pool Safely campaign and the Michael Phelps Foundation announced a new partnership focused on addressing a serious public health crisis: child drownings.

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April 24, 2017

April Newsletter

May is Water Safety Month and Pool Safely is gearing up for a super summer with many events and activities – as are many of you! Please share your own water safety events and activities with us so we can share them on PoolSafely.gov, in upcoming issues of this newsletter and via our social media channels…

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March 21, 2017

March Newsletter

Spring has Sprung – But do you know how to Pool Safely?

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February 22, 2017

February Newsletter

The Pool Safely campaign has officially reached 50,000 Pledges and counting! Take a minute and check out this cool new video featuring many of our friends and partners. Thanks to all of you for helping us achieve this milestone.

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January 19, 2017

January Newsletter

Happy New Year! Pool Safely has already hit the ground running in 2017 and we have many exciting activities planned for the year ahead. We look forward to working with you to help make 2017 the best and safest year in the campaign’s history.

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December 21, 2016

November / December Newsletter

As 2016 comes to a close, I want to thank you and your organization, company or agency for everything you did to save lives in and around the water this year. One of the goals of this campaign is to unify the drowning prevention community and work together toward our common goal. Thanks to your hard work, we have come closer to reaching that goal than ever before.

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October 27, 2016

October Newsletter

Last week, the Pool Safely campaign participated in the 13th annual World Aquatic Health Conference (WAHC) in Nashville. Pool Safely was part of a panel session with other members of Water Safety USA, an alliance of which CPSC is a founding member. I had an opportunity to present and share the new Pool Safely PSA, which debuted during the 2016 Summer Olympics.

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June 30, 2016

CPSC Chairman Reminds Families to Follow a Few Simple Steps to Pool Safely During Independence Day Weekend

On average, 15 children fatally drown in pools and spas during the week of July 4 WASHINGTON – With families across the country gathering at public and residential pools during this Independence Day holiday weekend, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission’s (CPSC) Pool Safely campaign wants parents and children to follow a few simple steps […]

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May 24, 2016

New CPSC Report: Fatal Child Drownings in Pools Down 11 Percent Nationwide Since 2010

Despite decrease, drowning is still the leading cause of unintentional death among children ages 1 – 4; second leading cause of death in children ages 5 – 14 years old

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April 12, 2016

Water Safety USA Launches: Organizations Come Together to Decrease National Drowning

April 12, 2016 – Water Safety USA, recently established by a consortium of national governmental and nongovernmental organizations concerned with water safety and drowning prevention, aims to empower people with resources, information and tools to more safely enjoy and benefit from our nation’s aquatic environments. Water Safety USA will work to align safety advice from […]

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