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Entrapment Cases

Below are stories regarding swimming pool entrapment victims since the implementation of the Virginia Graeme Baker Act in December 2008.

Girl, 3, rescued in pool after hourlong ordeal more
August 25, 2009
Miami Herald

Holiday pool horror as British boy, 14, drowns after being sucked into swimming pool pump system more
The Daily Mail UK
July 13, 2009

Pines police rescue boy, 5, trapped in pool more
The Sun Sentinel
July 8, 2009

Water Pump Nearly Kills Teen more
Houston 2 News
June 26, 2009

Pool drain nearly drowns teenager more
Gainesville Sun
June 13, 2009

Entrapment Death in Pittsburgh Four Months AFTER Implementation of
VGB Act
more
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
June 11, 2009

Basin girl dies in a pool in Mexicomore
Park Record Utah
February 11, 2009

Entrapment Death in Pittsburgh

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Minimum State Requirements
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Pool Safety Act to go in effect in December more

Pool death case continued... more

Pool arrest highlights drain dangers more

Investigations expose pool dangers more

Public Pools not complying by December
2008 will risk fines or be shut down
more

Limit hazards of pool drains more

Advocates hope new guidelines motive pool owners more

Hotel Talk more

2008 PRB more

Acquatics Risk Management more

New pool safety rules - Santa Ynez Valley Journal more

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