Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act Information

Mandatory Federal safety requirements for suction entrapment avoidance due to the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act go into effect December 19, 2008. Below is a compilation of information resources related to the new laws.

   
APSP's Summary Analysis of the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission's interpretation of the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act
Wade Aren from AquaStar Pool Products' guide to FPS (Feet Per Second) vs GPM (Gallons Per Minute)
APSP's Field Checklist for Identifying Suction Entrapment Hazards
AquaStar Pool Products' IAPMO certified products