TITLE

In the Safety Zone

AUTHOR(S)
Herman, Eric
PUB. DATE
February 2012
SOURCE
Aqua;Feb2012, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p49
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Interview
ABSTRACT
An interview with National Swimming Pool Foundation chief executive officer (CEO) Tom Lachocki is presented. When asked how the discussion for swimming safety has changed, he states that it has changed a lot as the world has changed much in terms of safety issues. Lachocki believes that as more people concentrate on home recreation, safety becomes a greater concern. He also notes the challenge to balance safety and individual property rights.
ACCESSION #
71098151

 

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