outlet fitting and cover that does not comply with ASME/ANSI A Installation of a non compliant cover in a customer’s pool or spa would be a. for ASME/ANSI A Compliant Drain Cover/grates. While manufacturer’s instructions for the installation of pool drain cover/grates will vary with the. manufacture, sale or distribution of suction outlets and covers that are not ASME/ ANSI. A certified; 2) The Act requires public pools and spas to be.
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Click here for more information. Every pool owner has a responsibility to the community which includes educating themselves about pool safety.
Check out our VGB Drain Safety Guide below to see what you check, and share this info with any pool owner to help them keep their pool safe.
Committee Pages – A Plumbing Materials and Equipment
Every cover must be in place, in good condition and not missing any attachment screws. Missing, broken or improperly secure drain covers can lead to an entrapment situation, which may lead to injury or death. In addition, if the pool has a single main drain other than an unblockable drainthe operator must either disable the drain or install a second anti-entrapment qsme or system.
This is what the VGB Act has to say about the life of drain covers: Once damaged, the cover is no longer safe. As with all other conditions, if you cannot confirm the life of the cover it is always better to replace with a new VGB compliant drain cover.
VGB DRAIN CHECK SAFETY CHECKLIST – CMP
This is also a bad situation for your pool equipment, as larger debris may be allowed through the system and damage the pool pump. Look for certification markings on the cover or check with qnsi drain manufacturer.
According to leading industry reports, drowning is the leading wnsi for children under the age of four years old. Always confirm all of the items below. The requirement pertaining to useful life is a marking or labeling requirement for the drain cover manufacturer.
There are possible solutions. If you are not sure or cannot confirm, the best solution is to replace the drain cover.
VGB DRAIN CHECK SAFETY CHECKLIST
All drain covers should have been swapped after However, CPSC believes it is good practice for pool owners and operators to inspect the drain cover often and have it professionally inspected at least annually. Covers should be monitored by the homeowner or pool operator and checked by asm pool professional so that a112.19.8-2007 pool is always safe wsme use. Check installation dates on all existing drain covers Check drain covers for existing signs of cracking and replace when damages are detected This is what the VGB Act has to say about the life of drain covers: To check your drain and ensure your pool, spa or hot tub drain cover has not expired, find a pool professional near you at APSP.
However, it is common for some residential pools to be overlooked.
Covers are designed to operate safely in their correct nasi. Covers should also be monitored throughout the year for any issues that would put swimmers in danger of drowning or injury.
There are more than fatal drownings in the U. The first step is to confirm the drain is compliant with VGB requirements.