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(A) Each pool facility shall have at least one employee or retain the services of a professional who shall demonstrate knowledge of pool operation and has shown proficiency of required information through passing a test that is part of a certified pool training program. Proof of certification shall be made available to the Health Officer upon request. The certification must be renewed whenever required but not more than a period of five years.
(B) Each certified trained operator shall be available to the facility whenever it is open for use, and who shall assume responsibility for compliance with this rule.
(C) Every public pool shall be equipped with a first aid kit and two blankets suitable for use at recreational water facilities as recommended by the American Red Cross. The first aid kit shall be kept filled and ready to use whenever the pool is open for use and shall be equipped with the following:
(1) One unit bandage scissors;
(2) One unit tweezers;
(3) Four units of adhesive bandages, one by three inches;
(4) Two units of two-inch bandage compress;
(5) One unit three-inch bandage compress;
(6) One unit four-inch bandage compress;
(7) Two units of absorbent gauze pad, three inches by three inches;
(8) One unit of gauze compress, 18 inches by 36 inches;
(9) Two units of large compress, 24 inches by 72 inches;
(10) Two units of 4 inch gauze roller bandages;
(11) Two units of triangular bandages;
(12) Two units of instant ice packs;
(13) Two units of disposable gloves; and
(14) One unit of adhesive tape.
(D) The “No Diving” signs with letters at least four inches high must be on the pool’s deck and can be no more than 18 inches away from the pool.
(E) When a public pool is not open for use, access shall be prevented by a fixed barrier with a locked entrance and a sign stating “Pool Closed” in clearly legible letters at least four inches high affixed to the entrance closure.
(F) A telephone shall be located at or within 200 feet of the public pool facility, and the working capability of the telephone shall be easily verified. The telephone must remain available for emergency use. Emergency telephone numbers must be posted within view of a person using the telephone. The information posted shall include the name and telephone number of the nearest available of the following:
(2) Ambulance or rescue unit.
(4) Police station.
(5) Fire Department.
(G) A sign shall be posted in the immediate vicinity of the public pool stating the location of the telephone. The sign shall also state that emergency telephone numbers are posted at the telephone.
(H) The facilities and mechanical equipment of every public pool shall be operated under the close supervision of a certified trained operator.
(I) All pool chemicals shall be stored in accordance with manufacturer recommendations.
(J) A clock shall be in full view of patrons using the public or semi-public spa.
(K) An emergency kill switch so as to cut power to any and all working jets and pumps shall be located in the newly constructed spa area.
(L) A “Maximum Bather Load” sign with letters at least four inches high must be on the pool’s deck and can be no more than 18 inches away from the pool.
(`88 Code, § 6-182) (Ord. 94-16, passed 8-15-94; Am. Ord. 15, passed 8-5-08) Penalty, see § 92.99