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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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 device or system.
Once damaged, the cover is no longer safe. Look for certification markings on the cover or check with the drain manufacturer. All drain covers should have been swapped after If you are not sure or cannot confirm, the best solution is to replace the drain cover.
Every cover must be in place, in good condition and not missing any attachment screws. Covers should be monitored by the homeowner or pool operator and checked by a pool professional so that the pool is always safe to use. Missing, broken or improperly secure drain covers can lead to an entrapment situation, which may lead to injury or death.
The requirement pertaining to useful life is a marking or labeling requirement for the drain cover manufacturer. Covers should also be monitored throughout the year for any issues that would put swimmers in danger of drowning or injury. Covers are designed to operate safely in their correct condition. 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. 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.
Is an existing pool not compliant with multiple drains or an unblockable drain? There are possible solutions. However, it asms common for some residential pools to be overlooked.
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: According to leading industry reports, drowning is the leading death for children under the age of four years old. Always confirm all of the items below.
This is also a bad situation for your pool equipment, as larger debris may be allowed through the system and damage the pool pump. Every pool owner has a responsibility to the community which includes educating themselves about pool safety.
A missing cover is extremely dangerous. Cookies are small bits of data that allow us to remember your preferences and remember your favorite items. This is what the VGB Act has to say about the life of drain covers: