CPSC, APSP To Hold VGB Training Events

Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act logoThe APSP, in conjunction with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), will host free VGB training events May 11-12 across the United States.

The Virginia Graeme Baker Act aims to prevent suction entrapment accidents and eviscerations in public pools and spas. The training sessions will tackle the nuts and bolts of VGB compliance.

"The APSP's mission of promoting consumer safety and enhancing the business success of its members is realized through partnership with worthy initiatives such as the CPSC's Pool Safely campaign," the association said in a release. "By working together with CPSP, APSP can assist in disseminating information about the P&SS Act and start a national conversation that will change the way industry professionals and the public view water safety."

To register for the free VGB training at any of the locations listed below, visit www.vgbtraining.com.

May 112:00-5:00 p.m. Radisson Hotel San Jose Airport 1471 North 4th Street San Jose, Calif.

May 112:00-5:00 p.m. Holiday Inn 2460 Eisenhower Avenue Alexandria, Va.

May 112:00-5:00 p.m. Marriott Depot Waterpark 225 Third Avenue S. Minneapolis

May 111:00-4:00 p.m.Henry Moses Aquatic Center-Renton Community Center 1715 SE Maple Valley Highway Renton, Wash.

May 112:00-5:00 p.m. DoubleTree Hotel Reid Park 445 S Alvernon Way Tucson, Ariz.

May 122:00-5:00 p.m. Talking Stick Resort & Casino 9800 East Indian Bend Road Scottsdale, Ariz.

May 122:00-5:00 p.m. Foundation for Pool and Spa Industry Education 598 Display Way Sacramento, Calif.

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