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We seek to promote swimming pool safety, particularly the saftey of young children in a home pool environment.
We want to hear from you! Rick Reinckens
The following articles were downloaded from the U.S. Consumer
Products Safety Commission.
CPSC Doc. #5084: Baby Supporting Ring Devices
CPSC Doc. #5097: Always
The following article, based on California Health Services
Agency/Environmental Health Department Informational Bulletin No. 97-08, explains
the different types of pool covers.
The following issues of the NSW Public Health Bulletin (New
South Wales, Australia) are in Adobe Type Manager PDF format and require Adobe
Acrobat Reader or similar software:
The British Consumer Safety Unit at the Department of Trade
and Industry contracted a pool cover study in 1992. This Unit is the British
equivalent of the U.S. CPSC. Results of the study were published in the following
Norris BJ, Wilson JR, Pridham MS, Dickens PM & Pretty
H, 1994, "The design and safety of swimming pool covers."
International Journal for Consumer Safety,
Norris BJ, Wilson JR, Pridham MS, Dickens PM & Pretty H, 1992, "A cover story - an evaluation of swimming pool covers." Contemporary Ergonomics 1992, Proceedings of the Ergonomics Society Annual Conference, Aston, 7-10 April 1992, 212-217.
The entire 162-page Final report to the Department of Trade and Industry, Consumer Safety Unit, entitled The Design and Safety of Swimming Pool Covers is available by contacting:
Telephone - 44 (0) 115
Fax - 44 (0) 115 9514000
Email - email@example.com
Logan, Pamela, MD; Branche, Christine, PhD; Sacks, Jeffrey, MD, MPH; Ryan, George, PhD; and Peddicord, John, MS. "Childhood Drownings and Fencing of Outdoor Pools in the United States, 1994", Pediatrics, Vol. 101 No. 6 June 1998 (electronic edition only) can be ordered from:
The URL for the article is: http://www/pediatrics.org/cgi/content/full/101/6/e3
However, to access that you must be a subscriber to the print journal.
CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION
The U.S. agency.
U.S. CPSC DOCUMENT MENU (Gopher) DROWNING DOCUMENTS
U.S. CPSC PUBLICATIONS
REPORT A DANGEROUS PRODUCT TO U.S. CPSC
National SAFEKIDS Campaign
- PREPARE FOR THE UNEXPECTED: PREVENT CHILD DROWNINGS
HTML version of CPSC Doc #4359, plus related links
HTML version of CPSC Doc #5097, plus related links
CHILD SAFETY TIPS: WATER SAFETY
CHILDREN'S SAFETY ZONE
State of Hawaii Department of Health Injury Prevention & Control Program
DROWNING FACTS AND PREVENTION CHECKLIST
HIGH RISK PROFILE - WATER-RELATED PROFILE
HOME POOL SAFETY FOR KIDS
INFANT SWIMMING RESEARCH, INC.
LIFE WITH NANNY: WATER SAFETY TIPS
NATIONAL SAFETY COUNCIL FACT SHEET LIBRARY
NSC: POOLSIDE TIPS TO PREVENT A DROWNING
POOL BARRIER INC.
PULLIAM POOLS: BE WISE-SUPERVISE!
RED CROSS: HOME POOL SAFETY FOR KIDS
SAFETY TURTLE Alarm System
SWIMMING POOLS - SUMMER FUN, YEAR-ROUND DANGER
WATCH THE WATER
- DROWNING PREVENTION
Orange County Fire Authority's water safety page
This site covers many pool safety topics, e.g.,
POOL CENTER'S POOL SAFETY PAGE
This site includes information on teaching infants
SWIMBABES -- TEACHING INFANTS TO SWIM
NSPI -- NATIONAL SPA AND POOL INSTITUTE
The pool industry's trade organization.
Links to many pool and spa manufacturers.
POOLS, ETC. INC.'S LINKS
AQUEOUS SEARCH ENGINE
A search engine and website dedicated to water-related sites
POOL AND SPA BUSINESS DIRECTORY
Search for pool or spa industry members by name or state.
PRO POOL OPERATORS OF AMERICA
MORE POOL LINKS
AQUATIC RISK MANAGEMENT, INC.
mainly Litigation Support
INTERNATIONAL SWIMMING HALL OF FAME
Links to federal agency locator
The U.S. Government's Official Web Portal
Federal court decisions, regulations, codes, etc.
OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS
Searchable list of all federal regulations
NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE
The 'mother-lode' of medical journal references. 9 MILLION cross-referenced cites to peer-reviewed medical journals world-wide, many including article abstracts.
NATIONAL HEALTH INFORMATION CENTER
NATIONAL SAFETY COUNCIL
INTERACTIVE U.S. INJURY
Centers for Disease Control's Interactive Statistics and Mapping Systems
of the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control
International Society for Child and Adolescent Injury Prevention
LEGAL RESOURCES ON THE WEB
HOWARD L. NATIONS' LEGAL
A major list of legal resources by a major plaintiffs' lawfirm.
FEDERATION OF INSURANCE AND CORPORATION
The Federation without Klingons, Vulcans and Romulans!
(But rumor has it there are a lot of Ferengi!)
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