News and headline media


Press Releases

CNN - "Recall of Pool Drain Covers Could Man Holiday Pool Closing" - June 26, 2011
Chicago Tribune - "Drain Cover Recall May Close Many Pools" - June 26, 2011
USA Today - "Pool Safety Law Not Working Advocates Say" - June 6, 2011
Brais & Brais - "Man Drowns in a Hot Tub/Whirlpool at the Sandals Royal Bahamian Resort" - January 8, 2011
Patricia Callahan: Tribune Reporter - "The Danger That Lurks Underwater" - February 7, 2011
Chicago Tribune - "Durbin Urges Fix of Pool Drain Hazard" - February 8, 2011
ABC News - 'Serious Injury or Death' From Pool Drain Grates - August 24, 2010

Chicago VGB Coverage - Joint investigative report by ABC 7 Chicago and The Daily Herald, featuring Pool Safety Council - August 3, 2010


In the news
Pool & Spa Safety Options Increased
June 24, 2011 >
Lawson Aquatics Recalls Pool Drain Covers: Pose Possible Entrapment to Swimmers
March 26, 2011 >
Eight Manufactures Recall Pool & In-Ground Spa Drain Covers Due to Incorrect Ratings
March 26, 2011 >
Paramount Pool & Spa Systm Recalls Drain Covers: Possible Entrapment Hazard to Swimmers
March 26, 2011 >
Consumer Product Safety Commission Reverses Federal Law, Puts Swimmers in Grave Danger
March 5, 2010 >
Governor Schwarzenegger Makes Pool Safety a Priority
October 14, 2009 >

Los Angeles Official Shuns Federal Law, Leaves Kids at Risk
July 21, 2009 >


More articles

Pool & Spa News article - Can residential pool owners be held responsible for failing to comply with VGB, & are service techs at risk if they don't warn?
May 2010, Read Moremore

Consumer Product Safety Commission Letter Provides Clear Evidence Pool and Spa Safety Act Being Enforced
September 2009, Read More more

Consumer Product Safety Commission Email: VGB Pool and Spa Safety Act Inspection Update:
October 2009, Read More more

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