Press Releases

Find the CPSC’s latest press releases on the Pool Safely campaign here.

New CPSC Data Show Child Drownings In Pools and Spas Still A Leading Cause of Death

May 24th, 2012

Reported Death, Severe Neck Injuries Prompt Recall of Banzai Inflatable Pool Slides Sold by Walmart and Toys R Us

May 10th, 2012

Pool Safely’s 3rd Year at the Pool and Spa Expo

November 1st, 2011

CPSC Warns of Drowning Dangers in Bathtubs, Bath Seats and Buckets

September 8th, 2011

CPSC Releases Snapshot of 2011 Summer Swimming Season

June 28th, 2011

Eight Manufacturers Recall Pool and In-Ground Spa Drain Covers Due to Incorrect Ratings

May 26th, 2011

CPSC, U.S Olympian Hold Pool Safely Press Event to Release New Drowning and Entrapment Stats

May 26th, 2011

75 Drownings and Near-Drownings in 15 Weeks; Pool Safely PSAs Urge Parents to Watch Children At All Times Around Pools and Spas This Summer

April 21st, 2011

Government Investigation Raises Concerns About Pool and Spa Drain Cover Testing and Entrapment Risks

March 18th, 2011

CPSC Pool Safely Campaign Partners with Industry on Education and Outreach

November 5th, 2010

Communities Celebrate Pool Safely Day Across America

September 30th, 2010

The 2010 Pool Safely Summer Snapshot

September 4th, 2010
As children across America went back-to-school, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and the Home Safety Council (HSC), a Pool Safely campaign partner, released The 2010 Pool Safely Summer Snapshot on drowning incidents for the summer swimming season.

CPSC Announces Pool and Spa Safety Education Effort

July 23rd, 2010

New Pool and Spa Messages Available in Advance of July 4th Holiday

July 1st, 2010
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) debuts a series of Public Service Announcements (PSAs) about its Pool Safely campaign.

CPSC Launches National Campaign to Change the Way People Think and Act about Pool and Spa Safety

May 24th, 2010

CPSC Announces State Grants On Pool and Spa Safety Now Available

May 10th, 2010

CPSC Releases Unblockable Drain Decision

April 6th, 2010
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