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Entrapment in Key Biscayne, Fla Latest Proof We Need Pool and Spa Safety Act Compliance

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I’m sure most, if not all, of you have seen and heard about the terrifying entrapment of a three-year-old girl in Key Biscayne, Florida on Monday. In case you need a refresher, here’s a link to a story on the accident from the area’s local CBS station:

http://cbs4.com/local/eric.lang.jose.2.1143364.html

It wasn’t easy watching and reading about the poor girl, who was stuck for more than an hour. The only good thing that ever comes out of a horrific accident like this is, maybe, people become more aware of the safety precautions every pool owner and operator should take to protect its swimmers. That means layers of protection — drain covers, safety vacuum release systems, etc. — installed on EVERY pool. Its required by law of public pools, and we strongly advocate private pools following suit.

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  1. Mike Bryant says:
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    Minnesota saw a tragic death and as a result they past additional state laws that seem to be getting followed. Hopefully, it won’t take these stories for everyone to get it.