Play it Safe: 2022 Safety Product Focus

Peak pool season is here, and it’s important to keep safety top-of-mind. Implementing multiple layers of protection can help prevent accidents and injuries — and ensure the backyard is as worry-free and enjoyable as possible. Help your customers protect the pool area with this range of safety products, from gate latches to pool alarms.





AquaStar Pool Products
AquaStar’s patented new Perfect Circle Suction Outlet Cover and Four-Port Manufactured Sump (#PCxxx) offers a unique flush finish design that’s fillable with plaster/pebble to blend in with pool finishes. It’s available in four colors (white, black, light gray, dark gray) and contains water stop technology around the edges to help prevent leaks. Perfect Circle comes with a disposable plastic shield to prevent debris from entering the sump. This suction outlet can be used with multiple pumps with flow rates up to 400 gpm. “Choose Perfect Circle, the drain cover that disappears,” the company says. | (877) 768-2717





Lockey USA
The LockeyUSA SUMO GL2 Surface Mount Gate Lock is an ideal solution for pools, private beaches, and other property-liability areas that require limited access, the company says. It is easy to install, requires no welding or special tools and is backed by a lifetime mechanical warranty. Equipped with a key lockout function, the GL2 prevents unwanted after-hours pool access. The SUMO GL2 installs on metal, vinyl, wood, composite, and chain link with the GL2LINX adapter for chain link gates. | (888) 395-0163





CamerEye is a camera-based pool alarm that replaces door alarms and in-pool alarms for passing inspections and beyond. The complete, AI-powered camera and safety system is the only alarm that meets ASTM F2208-08 pool safety standards, is UL 2017 compliant and listed as a Type C “Perimeter Alarm that Senses Entry into Water,” the company says. The intuitive system helps pool builders, inspectors and pool owners enhance safety without compromising regulatory compliance, personal aesthetics, budgets or bottom lines. | (800) 906-2810





Aqua Creek Products
Aqua Creek Products says that with the Ranger 2, you can focus more on enjoying your day at the pool and less about how you’ll get there. This pool lift features a seamless, easy-to-use design that brings users to their destination in a smooth, whisper-quiet out and down motion. Custom colors and solar options are available as well. | (888) 687-3552





Frank Wall Enterprises
It’s never been easier to fix broken or corroded tabs and slots on vinyl-liner sealing rings for underwater lights than with this revolutionary product, says Frank Wall Enterprises. Never use a wedge-style repair kit again. There is no need to remove the liner seeling ring because the Light Doctor installs on the outside, over the liner sealing ring. Available in eight-hole and 10-hole fixture styles for both the top and bottom sections of the light sealing rings. | (800) 488-9146





D&D Technologies
MagnaLatch ALERT Safety Gate Latch’s magnetic technology produces a latch that is toddler-resistant, safe and reliable. A combined gate latch and alarm, MagnaLatch ALERT offers dual electronic warnings: bright, flashing LED lights and audible alerts that sound if a gate is left opened or unlatched. Users can see at a glance, and hear from a distance, if the gate is not secured, the company says. MagnaLatch comes in two sizes and is vertically and horizontally adjustable and easy to install, with no special tools or wiring required. This product is made with rust-free, industrial-strength polymer and stainless steel, is tested to two million cycles and comes with a limited lifetime warranty. | (714) 677-1300





SwamCam’s drowning detection system and pool safety alarm is an Artificial Intelligence swimming pool alarm designed to detect and alert as soon as a child enters the pool area.| (888) 679-2622





Leisure Concepts
Safety and convenience should be a top priority for your customer and this attractive package offers both, says Leisure Concepts. The company has combined its popular Safe-T-Rail with its top-of-the-line ModStep 2XL step to create a stable, sturdy product no spa owner should be without. The large 24-inch-by-35-inch top platform with non-slip, rubber tread, combined with the sturdy, easy-to-attach Safe-T-Rail, ensures the spa user can safely and comfortably enter and exit their spa. The powder-coated aluminum frame with polymer treads makes the ModStep 2XL the safest, strongest and longest-lasting step on the market, the company says. | (800) 469-2428





RicoRock offers a unique coping/waterline piece to be used as handholds under waterfalls for safety. Pool code states that there must be handholds every 4 feet if the water depth is over 4 feet. To ensure safety compliance, all raised beam and rock features should incorporate a handhold of at least 3 inches in depth to ensure a safe pool environment. Made of lightweight, cast concrete that is easily mortared, these coping waterline features are easy to add to the pool. They are available for immediate shipment in a variety of colors to match deck treatments and backyard décor. | (888) 717-3100





Water Tech Corp
Water Tech’s Pool Blaster Skimmer Vac is a hydraulic, easy-to-use manual device that effortlessly removes debris from virtually any pool skimmer basket to keep hands safe from “untouchables.” Everything from leaves, twigs, insects, rodents and other debris is instantly removed and sealed in a water tight compartment without ever having to remove the basket itself. There is never a need to touch or be exposed to the many health and environmental dangers that make their way into an otherwise clean and healthy pool. | (800) 298-8800





Nationwide industries
The Trident Magnetic Pool Latch is built with safety in mind. The Safe-Notch feature engages if someone steps or climbs on the gate, ensuring the gate stays closed. It also includes “Latch When Locked” so the latch will engage even if the cylinder is previously locked on the opened gate, the company says. Choose a Trident to ensure your pool gate projects stay closed with a strong magnetic closing power. | (813) 988-2628



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