Finding Help & Resources

CPSC provides a wide array of resources to enlist pool and spa operators and industry officials in national efforts to reduce drownings and submersion injuries in public and residential pools.

finding help & resources imageFor industry professionals looking for more information about the P&SS Act or to find out how to comply with its requirements, the CPSC offers guidance and a number of resources to assist owners, operators and industry officials. These resources can provide timely and helpful assistance for industry professionals, including brochures and tip sheets from CPSC’s Pool Safely campaign that can be shared with customers.

Pool Inspection

A vital step in assuring the safety of a public swimming pool or spa is to have it inspected by a trained and qualified inspector. Properly maintained facilities reduce the risk of drownings, submersion injuries and entrapments.
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Find Qualified Engineers & Professionals

A qualified engineer or pool professional can play a critical role in ensuring that a public swimming pool or spa is operating safely. By properly installing safety devices or accurately measuring the water flow rate through a spa or hot tub, these professionals help maintain the security of residential pools or spas.
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Tools & Resources

These communication tools help to ensure that CPSC’s messages reach interested audiences. The Pool Safely information and education campaign makes it simple to connect and share useful information about pool and spa safety that could save a life.
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Who is Virginia Graeme Baker?

Seven-year-old Virginia Graeme Baker’s tragic death inspired her family to advocate for pool and spa safety and moved Congress to act to prevent entrapments. 
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The Pool and Spa Safety Act: Staff interpretation and updates


Find the most up to date requirements for the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act.