IHTA & PHTA strongly support hot tub safety. As the only pool, spa, and hot tub standards writing organization accredited by the American National Standards Institute, the ANSI/APSP standards provide the scientific and technical basis for reasonable policies and regulations that balance consumer safety without undue burden on the industry. IHTA & PHTA are committed to working with the Consumer Product Safety Commission and safety organizations to ensure that the federal Virginia Graeme Baker Pool & Spa Safety Act, PHTA standards and codes, and best practices are followed at the state and local level.