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    Post New Pool Safety Mandate in Effect - Cooperator

    InspectionNews has found this information related to pools and spas that might be of interest to you.


    New Pool Safety Mandate in Effect
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    Drowning is the number-two killer of children under the age of 14 in the United States. In the last 20 years, there have been almost 150 incidents of entrapment—someone getting stuck in the suction of a pool or hot tub drain—resulting in 36 deaths. ...


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    Default Re: New Pool Safety Mandate in Effect - Cooperator

    Still happening - today they had to break out the concert around the drain to free a 3 year old girl:

    Video - Breaking News Videos from CNN.com

    Michael Thomas
    Paragon Property Services Inc., Chicago IL
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    Default Re: New Pool Safety Mandate in Effect - Cooperator

    I believe pool safety is a really important point that has to be taken care of. I would surely go through these websites to check out what information they have to offer.


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    Default Re: New Pool Safety Mandate in Effect - Cooperator

    These drains are not currently required on residential pools but I put a comment on each pool inspection that informs the customer of the potential problem and recommends that they consider equipping their pools with one of these covers.

    Robert Sole
    REM Inspections LLC
    www.REMinspections.com, Orlando, Oviedo

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