Building Commission Votes On Pool Safety MeasuresA father's fight to make pools in the state safer yielded some results Thursday, but they were not exactly what he would have liked to have seen happen.
Father's Fight For Safer Pools Heads To Daytona BeachA father's fight for safer pools in Florida heads to Daytona Beach.
Father's Fight For Safer Pools Stalls In TallyA South Florida father's push for safer pools after his seven year old son was electrocuted in the family's North Miami pool has stalled in Tallahassee.
Father's Fight For Safer Pool Lights Heads To TallahasseeIt's been ten months since Calder Sloan was electrocuted while swimming in his family pool. You may recall his self-portrait called mister awesome traveled the world following his death. Today state legislation was filed in Mr. Awesome's name, legislation that may prevent further tragedies from happening.
Broward County Follows Dade In Changing Pool Law Pool Builder Irv Chazen has a lot to be proud of.
Exclusive: Broward Moves for Better Pool Safety LawsBroward County joined Miami-Dade on Wednesday in an effort to mandate new pools carry low voltage power.
Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed In Calder Sloan's Pool ElectrocutionThe family of a 7-year-old boy who was electrocuted in a swimming pool has filed a lawsuit against four companies.
CBS4 Exclusive: It's Almost Summer...Is Your Pool Safe? A month after the death of his son Calder, Chris Sloan is still trying to understand what happened to his 7-year-old son. “There is many horrible ways of children dying and it happens a lot of time, but there is something specifically horrifying, because this is just so random. Pool, lights a pool electrical system can kill a kid or can kill a person or you… it’s just so, such an unusual, random way of dying,” Sloan told CBS4. When Calder touched the pool light, electricity flowed through his body. His muscles contracted. The energy pulled his little body in and there was no chance of escape.
Family Of Boy Electrocuted Encourages Pool SafetyAs the summer season officially gets underway, families all over South Florida are getting their backyard pools ready—and many are likely thinking of the Sloan family from North Miami.