Teen pulled from pool in near-drowning at Disney World resort
Lake Buena Vista- A 13-year-old was pulled from a swimming pool after being found unconscious at a Walt Disney World resort.
CPSC Recalls Two Diving Mask Brands due Laceration Hazard
The Consumer Product Safety Commission has recalled two brands of snorkeling masks due to laceration hazards.
Minnesota ice deaths highest in five years
By Kevin Giles, Star Tribune
This winter could be the state's deadliest on the ice in more than five years, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) said Friday.
So far this winter, five people have died and a sixth is missing and presumed drowned. In the 2006-2007 winter season, eight people died in ice-related incidents.
Dream On Me Recalls Bath Seats Due to Drowning Hazard
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Woman dies after sucked into swimming pool drain
Gaza City (Ma'an)--A women died Thursday after being sucked into a swimming pool drain in Gaza City. Sahar al-Yaziji, 25, was pulled into the drain during a swimming lesson at a club in Gaza City.
Aqua-Leisure Agrees to $650,000 Civil Penalty for Failure to Report Defective Baby Boats
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
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Washington, D.C.- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced today that Aqua-Leisure Industries, Inc., of Avon, Mass., has agreed to pay a civil penalty of $650,000. The penalty agreement has been accepted provisionally by a 4-0 vote of the Commission.
Teaching Adults to Swim
By Sanette Tanaka, Wall Street Journal
Rob Pace is excited to go swimming with his two kids on their upcoming vacation in Palm Beach, Fla. One problem: The 39-year-old never learned to swim.
So twice a week before work, Mr. Pace sneaks out of the house for adult swim lessons at a pool in Manhattan's Financial District. After three weeks, he can now hold his breath under water and glide while kicking for about a lap. He is waiting until his vacation to surprise his kids with his new skills.