Recreational Water Safety
Douglas C. Sackett
Assistant Director, Bureau of Community Sanitation and Food Protection, New York State Department of Health
The goal of the New York State Department of Health's regulations for swimming pools, bathing beaches and water parks is to assure that patrons are protected against drowning, other injuries and illness while participating in water-related recreational activities. Mr. Sackett will review incidents that have occurred in the state and discuss contributing factors and ways in which these injuries and illnesses can be prevented.
Originally broadcast April 20, 2006