CPSC Awards Grant to Loudoun County to Prevent Pool Drownings

A news release from the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) in early May announced the five recipients of a grant program from the Pool Safely Grant Program (PSGP). These states and local governments will receive over $860,000 in funds to provide education, training, and enforcement of pool safety requirements with the goal of saving lives…

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Liability for Pool and Drowning Injuries

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), between 2015 and 2017 there were 379 reported pool or spa related fatal drownings involving children under the age of 15. 75% of those drownings involved children under the age of 5. In more than 70% of cases, fatal drowning incidents occurred at residential locations, such as…

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