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CPSC issues seasonal warning on drain grates of wading pools

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Published by U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Swimming pools -- Safety measures,
  • Children

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesC.P.S.C. issues seasonal warning on drain grates of wading pools
    SeriesConsumer product safety alert
    ContributionsU.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[1] leaf ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14946469M

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[U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.;]. CPSC is aware of 40 reported incidents of hair entrapment or entanglement in pools, spas, and hot tubs between January and October Eleven of the incidents resulted in drowning deaths, as a result of hair becoming entangled in the drain grates.

Thirty-six incidents occurred in spas, including hot tubs, and four occurred in a pool. CPSC Warning On Drain Grates Of Wading Pools. WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. CPSC issues seasonal warning on drain grates of wading pools book Product Safety Commission today issued an alert to warn consumers of the risk of disembowelment to children associated with broken grates or missing drain grates on in-ground wading pools.

Don't Swim with Shocks: Electrical Safety In and Around Pools, Spas and Hot Tubs Protect yourself and others from shock or electrocution in and around pools, hot tubs and spas.

How to Plan For the Unexpected - Preventing Child Drownings Safety tips on preventing child and gates. If you have such a drain cover, and you have (1) a kiddie pool, wading pool, or an in-ground spa, or (2) a swimming pool with a single drain that has drain covers that were installed after Dec.

19,the drain covers may be part of the recall. Note: A kiddie or wading pool is generally found at public facilities. It is a permanent, built-in. Pools fall out of compliance if the pump’s flow potential exceeds the drain’s rating.

When assessing whether a pool or spa meets VGB, find out the minimum flow needed on the drain cover to accommodate the maximum flow of the pump and circulation system. Winterizing a seasonal outdoor pool can vary greatly depending upon location, pool type, groundwater conditions, local sewer capacities and a host of other factors.

If an outdoor swimming pool is not properly winterized, catastrophic damage to below grade piping, heaving and floating of the pool Author: Scott Hester. CHAPTER 64E-9 PUBLIC SWIMMING POOLS AND BATHING PLACES 64E General. 64E Definitions. Swimming and Diving and Water Polo Rules Book,which are A level trough o r ledge around the inside perimeter of the pool containing drains to clean the pool water surface.

(17) “Plunge Pool” – The receiving body of water lo File Size: KB. Drain-cover models from the following manufacturers are part of what CPSC has said is a voluntary recall: A&A Manufacturing, AquaStar Pool Products, Color Match Pool Fittings, Custom Molded Products, Hayward Pool Products, Pentair Water Pool and Spa, Rising Dragon Plastics and Waterway Plastics.

Swimming Pool and Spa Anti-Entrapment Drain Cover Safety. CPSC Entrapment Statistics. Dangerous Swimming Pool Drain Cover. Every drain entrapment death has occurred when a flat grate was used, or when a cover was missing, or when a cover was broken, or when a cover was not properly installed.

Is pH to Okay for Swimming. Deadly Drains in Public Pools July 9, / AM / CBS Thousands of public pools may be putting your kids at risk this summer, because they're violating a. Approximately 1 million drain covers are being voluntarily recalled from 10 different manufacturers, the Consumer Product Safety Commission announced today on the eve of the new swimming season.

The action will affect “hundreds of thousands of pools,” said Scott Wolfson, CPSC public affairs director. To protect the public health the department has adopted sanitation and safety standards for public pools in Chapter 64E-9, Florida Administrative Code (opens in a new window), and enforces those rules through the issuance of operating permits and inspections.

The revised 64E-9 Rule below is effective 7/20/ Permitting and inspections are done. February CASE STUDY: The Option of Pools without 'Main Drains' Background.

The Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act (“VGB Act”) and the ANSI/APSP-7 Standard for Suction Entrapment Avoidance in Swimming Pools, Wading Pools, Spas, Hot Tubs, and CatchFile Size: KB. CPSC Recalls Pool Drain Covers. The. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has determined that some inground pool and inground spa drain covers were not correctly rated by independent laboratories offering protection against body entrapment.

Critical commentary on this recall and debates on its effect on industry can be read immediately. here. Standards for Public Wading Pools 2 (d) The pool should be provided with an apron not less than metres (four feet) in width and having a surface area not less than one-third the water surface area.

(e) The apron should have a hard non. ANSI/APSP-7 iv Foreword (This Foreword is not part of American National Standard ANSI/ APSP-7 ) The ANSI/APSP-7Standard for suction entrapment avoidance in swimming pools, wading pools, spas, hot tubs, and catch basins, was approved by ANSI Septemas a new standard.

The objective of this voluntary standard is to provide recommended File Size: 2MB. This recall involves the pool and spa drain covers models listed below. The covers vary in size and shape, but bear model number and manufacturer name molded on the drain cover: Model XX V, 8" Ultra Round Model X, 10" Round Model X V, 9" x 9" Grate and Frame Model X V, 18" x 18" Grate and Frame.

Circulation / Suction Entrapment and Pool Drain Safety. When using any swimming pool: If any drain cover is broken or missing, *Information was provided by the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

Percentages were calculated based on the cases reported to the CPSC for In the remaining % of cases, the type of entrapment is. The best practice is to partially drain these types of pools and always complete partial drains by 1/3 of the water at a time. Remove the trippers from your pump and pool light prior to draining.

DIY TIP: If possible, drain the pool when the outside air temperature is less than 85 °F. Spring is generally an ideal time to drain your pool.

How Author: Brian Champ. CPSC holds that all drain covers should be tested with an byinch body-blocking element. But the labs have used elements more in scale with the size of the drains themselves, believing that the piece should be just large enough to.

A: Children’s wading pools, other pools designed specifically for young children, and in-ground spas that have flat drain grates and single main drain systems. (Jan. 30, ). install anti-entrapment drain covers on the drains ($ or so each, like the one at right)and – if the pool has only a single drain – install an automatic pump shut off system, or a safety.

Drain and Backwash Pools. Legally & Safely* Here’s How: When you need to backwash your pool filter or drain the pool, try to use the water to irrigate landscaping. Do not drain water into the street, alleyway, or other right-of-way. Take care when using pool water on landscaping since it contains more salt and chlorine than tap water.

The Consumer Product Safety Commission is an independent government agency The CPSC advises many public pools not to open, citing potentially faulty drain covers The CPSC has announced a recall of. The Creative Drain Solutions products list. Everything for your drainage needs and more.

Recall of pool drain covers could mean holiday pool closings By Laurie Ure, CNN p.m. EDT Washington (CNN)-- A government agency is advising thousands of public swimming pools around the United States that they should not open this Memorial Day weekend because of concerns over potentially deadly drain covers.

The Dangers Lurking in Pools. Four-year-old Rose Cozier is one of the lucky ones. Her arm got stuck in a backyard pool drain, but, as the girl turned purple and her eyes rolled back in her head, her mother was able to yank her out and the girl is recovering, according to CBS' The Early Show.

Many other kids aren't so lucky. heater and to all metal parts of swimming pool or spa, and to all electrical equipment, metal piping (except gas piping), and conduit within 5 ft. ( m) of inside walls of swimming pool or spa. IMPORTANT -Refer-ence NEC codes for all wiring standards including, but not limited to, grounding, bonding and other general wiring procedures.

The CDC said on Thursday that an estima people were sickened, and eight died, from swimming-related diseases from to in hotel pools and hot tubs.

Reported Circulation/Suction Entrapment Incidents Associated with Pools, Spas, and Whirlpool Bathtubs, Report. This report characterizes the information on circulation entrapment incidents associated with pools, spas*, and whirlpool bathtubs that were reported to U.S.

Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) staff. heater and to all metal parts of swimming pool or spa, and to all electrical equipment, metal piping (except gas piping), and conduit within 5 ft. ( m) of inside walls of swimming pool or spa. IMPORTANT-Reference NEC codes for all wiring standards including, but not limited to, grounding, bonding and other general wiring procedures.

Texas Department of Health Standards for Swimming Pools and Spas These rules were adopted July 1,to be effective Sept. 1, —except that Jan. 1, is the effective date under Section (e) for retrofitting suction outlets in pre pools and spas with single main drains.

TABLE OF CON. An updated refined design features Depa swimming pool grates. they are exactly what you need to satisfy your modern requirements in the field of public and private swimming pools, thermal baths, beach facilities, water parks, Spa and wellness quality of our materials puts Depa swimming pool grates at the top of this field.

Write in your report, "Swimming Pool has no water in it." Then, make the appraisal report "As Is." If the UW wants the pool to have water in it, she will order it done.

Then, if this UW hires you to go out and look for water in the pool, you can send send a extra invoice. I sugest you charge your regular re-inspection fee. On Mathe United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) released a statement indicating that they are investigating the adequacy of testing procedures to make sure pool and spa drain covers prevent drain entrapment.

So far, the investigation has revealed that some of the testing protocols used by some laboratories are. — -- In its largest ever pool drain cover recall, the government's lead consumer watchdog has recalled almost 1 million pool and hot tub drain covers because of.

According to Michele Hlavsa, chief of CDC’s Healthy Swimming Program, pools, hot tubs and water playgrounds mainly at hotels and motels, are all at risk of spreading germs. Pool Drain Covers May Be Due To Expire One of the primary purposes of the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act (VGB and/or P&SS Act, 15 U.S.C.

et seq.) is to prevent serious injury or death caused by drain entrapment. This catch basin would have connected to buried drain pipe that transported the water around the pool and dumped it onto the ground on your neighbor’s lot. The issues with this solution are many.Many suction outlet covers will need to be replaced before pools open in to remain in compliance with the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act.

VGB compliant drain covers were first installed in All plastic drain covers, skimmer equalizer covers and spa suction outlet covers have a life span stamped on the cover.12’x’12’flat’grate blocking’elements’shadow’the’drain’ Steve Barnes Presentation to CPSC Rev pptx Author: STEVEN BARNES Created Date: 4/1/ PM.