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Home Pool Water Safety Checklist: Compiling and Complying

By Coalition Technologies / November 27, 2019 /

The Drowning Prevention Coalition of Arizona is a group of medical experts, pool industry professionals, and concerned parents and citizens who want to make sure every Arizona resident is empowered to help prevent accidental water injuries. To further this effort, they offer the opportunity to get a free pool safety inspection to identify areas in…

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Lifeguard Certification: What it Involves & How It Can Help

By Coalition Technologies / November 25, 2019 /

If you’re a pool owner, lifeguard certification can help you make sure your Friends and family are safer in your pool. Even if you’re not planning to join Baywatch, the lifeguard course is designed around intensive training in water safety, rescue, and emergency response. For pool owners, this can mean understanding how to better avoid…

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Top Arizona Water Safety Programs and Swimming Lessons in Arizona

By Coalition Technologies / November 22, 2019 /

Finding Phoenix and Scottsdale swimming lessons can be a great first step toward better water safety for Arizona pool owners, but it shouldn’t be the end of your safety efforts. By taking advantage of the programs and classes in your area, you can make sure you and your children have the knowledge to be safer…

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Residential Indoor Pool Safety During the Holidays

By Coalition Technologies / November 18, 2019 /

The holidays are here, and for owners of residential indoor pools, that means getting ready for some of the most popular holiday parties on the block. That makes now the right time to brush up on pool party safety and make sure you’re ready to keep your holiday pool fun, safe, and merry. With a…

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CPO Certification: What is It, and Why It’s Important

By Coalition Technologies / November 14, 2019 /

If you work in or around a facility with a swimming pool or spa, you’ve probably heard about CPO certification–it may even be required to obtain a pool operator license. The Certified Pool & Spa Operator Certification is a program offered by the Pool and Hot Tub Alliance, or PHTA (formerly the National Swimming Pool…

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Disabilities and Water Safety: How Hearing Impairment, Autism, and Other Challenges Affect Water Safety

By Coalition Technologies / November 14, 2019 /

If you’re a special needs parent, information on kids with hearing impairment, physical limitations, or autism and water safety can be hard to come by. Most articles and blogs are written without guidance for those who are trying to instill the importance of water safety in differently-abled children. This can lead to a feeling of…

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Five Reasons to Take the Official Pool Safely Pledge

By Coalition Technologies / November 14, 2019 /

If you’re ready to take the pool safety measures that make a difference, then the Pool Safely Official Pool Safety Pledge is a great place to start. Intended to give you a way to commit to taking actionable steps that support water safety, the pledge helps set a framework on making your pool area and…

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Reporting Unsafe Pool Toys/Products to the CPSC: A Quick Guide

By Coalition Technologies / November 14, 2019 /

If you have kids that use your pool, then you undoubtedly have plenty of pool toys that help them make the most of their time in the water. These toys are kept safe by the guidelines enforced by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). They ensure that products made for American consumers, including toys, meet…

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Unique Pool Designs that Will Inspire Your Creativity

By Coalition Technologies / November 14, 2019 /

Whether you have a standard swimming pool design or something a bit out of the ordinary, custom pool covers can help make your pool safer. Backyard pools are the perfect retreat from the blistering summer sun, but they can also present unique hazards. Pool areas can often be crowded with furniture, toys, and gear that…

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Swimming Gear By Age: The Accessories Your Kiddo Needs At Every Stage

By Coalition Technologies / November 14, 2019 /

As they age, children change, so swimming gear for kids changes as they age as well. Toddler pool safety gear may be perfectly appropriate, but for adolescents, it could hamper their swimming or be wildly inadequate to protect them. Understanding where your child’s swimming development is and what will help them continue to grow and…

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