Information & Education

Discover a wealth of information about pool and spa safety and federal standards, including the CPSC’s multi-part training program for pool and spa inspectors and others concerned with the appropriate installation and inspection of pools and spas for the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool & Spa Safety Act.

Information and Education ImageCPSC is expanding its ongoing information and education programs to work with interested stakeholders at the state and local level as well as drowning prevention organizations. With these educational tools, the CPSC hopes to improve compliance with federal and state laws governing pool and spa safety.

Educating Pool Owners, Operators and Manufacturers about Entrapment Prevention

To ensure that state and local officials have every resource available to them, CPSC provides the following documents and guidance on issues that impact state and local entities and enforcement issues.
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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.