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1999-2006 Reported Submersions and Other Hazards Associated with Liquids/Chemicals in Buckets/Pails, July 2008

This memorandum contains information on submersions and other hazards reported to CPSC staff associated with buckets and pails containing liquids and/or chemicals.

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Complying with the Pool and Spa Safety Act Free Online Course

The National Swimming Pool Foundation (NSPF) developed a free online course for complying with the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool & Spa Safety Act. This interactive program provides pool and spa operators and service specialists, as well as state and local regulators, with the information they need to make pools and spas compliant and to inspect for compliance.

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CDC Healthy Swimming Information

The CDC promotes healthy swimming recommendations for appropriate pool and hot tub/spa design. Visit their site for the latest information and findings.

Technical Info and Studies
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Public Meeting: Pool and Spa Drain Cover Testing for Compliance to the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act – Written Comments

Unofficial comments from a CPSC public meeting on April 5, 2011, to receive views on the testing methods used to establish the ratings of pool and spa drain covers under ASME/ANSI A112.19.8-2007.

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Public Meeting: Pool and Spa Drain Cover Testing for Compliance to the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act – Barnes Presentation

Steve Barnes’ presentation from a CPSC public meeting on April 5, 2011, to receive views on the testing methods used to establish the ratings of pool and spa drain covers under ASME/ANSI A112.19.8-2007.

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Public Meeting: Pool and Spa Drain Cover Testing for Compliance to the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act – NSF Presentation

NSF presentation from a CPSC public meeting on April 5, 2011, to receive views on the testing methods used to establish the ratings of pool and spa drain covers under ASME/ANSI A112.19.8-2007.

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Public Meeting: Pool and Spa Drain Cover Testing for Compliance to the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act – Meeting Slides

Official presentation from a CPSC public meeting on April 5, 2011, to receive views on the testing methods used to establish the ratings of pool and spa drain covers under ASME/ANSI A112.19.8-2007.

Presentations and Public Comments
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1999-2006 Reported Submersions and Other Hazards Associated with Liquids/Chemicals in Buckets/Pails

This memorandum contains information on submersions and other hazards reported to CPSC staff associated with buckets and pails containing liquids and/or chemicals. July 2008.

Letters and Memos|Technical Info and Studies
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2015 Pool and Spa Submersion Memorandum

This report presents estimates of the number of pool- or spa-related submersion injuries between 2012 and 2014, and it presents counts of reported pool- or spa-related submersion fatalities involving children younger than 15 years of age between 2010 and 2012. May 2015.

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Circulation Entrapment Memorandum covering the years 2009-2013

This memorandum characterizes information on circulation entrapment incidents associated with pools, spas and whirlpool tubs that were reported to the CPSC staff. May 2014.

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