“Tom continues to lead the way with aquatic risk management, research and education programs. His work is first class and beyond reproach. I recommend Tom, his research and aquatic risk management procedures to be used in all pools and water parks throughout the world, we have adopted a range of his programs and have experienced a dramatic drop in both incidents and an increase in standards.”
– Stan Wall
Lifeguarding Services Australia

Aquatic Safety Research Group is dedicated to providing swimming pool operators with the level of training needed to help ensure that all patrons have a safe and enjoyable experience at the pool, beach or waterpark.

The Aquatic Risk Management Series of workshops are one-day training programs designed to provide aquatic managers information and resources not generally found in other programs. No other comprehensive approach to managing pools and beaches is available nationwide! Certification is provided by Aquatic Safety Research Group.

Practical Pool Management and Practical Pool Management Plus are nationally-recognized pool operator training programs dComplete Swimming Pool Referenceeveloped for Aquatic Safety Research Group by aquatic safety expert Shawn P. DeRosa of DeRosa Aquatic Consulting. The textbook, included with the course, is the Complete Swimming Pool Reference, Second Edition, by Tom Griffiths, Ed.D. Don’t be confused . . .by other pool operator programs that use this text! Only Practical Pool Management and Practical Pool Management Plus are taught by textbook author Dr. Tom Griffiths and editor/contributing author Attorney Shawn DeRosa! Certification is provided by Aquatic Safety Research Group.

We offer a wide variety of lectures and presentations which can be custom tailored to meet the needs of your particular audience. We believe we can address just about every water safety concern you may have. If you have a specific topic which you need addressed, contact us to see how we can develop a program to help meet your needs!

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ARM Series

The nation's only risk management workshops for pool, waterpark and beach managers. Learn to minimize risks that could lead to large jury verdicts. Now includes an interactive on-site walk-through pool audit.

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Safe Swimming Beaches

Safe Swimming Beaches is the only national education and training program designed for beach and waterfront managers. The text, written by Dr. Griffiths is the authoritative publication on beach management.

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We offer a variety of educational sessions on topics. We provide lifeguards, trainers, operators, managers, and all those involved in the Water field useful and up-to-date research, information and practical tips.

Podcast: The Drowning Files

Each week Aquatic Safety Experts Dr. Rachel Griffiths and Dr. Tom Griffiths will discuss an aquatic lawsuit case they’ve been involved in as experts or news story, with suggestions for parents and caregivers to be safer around the water.