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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VGB DRAIN CHECK SAFETY CHECKLIST
With no protection over the suction, serious injury can occur. Covers are designed to operate safely in their correct condition. However, it is common for some residential pools to be overlooked.
A missing cover is extremely dangerous. 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: 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.
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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. In addition, if the pool has a single main drain other than an unblockable drainthe operator must either disable a112.19.8-200 drain or install a second anti-entrapment device or system.
The requirement pertaining to useful life is a marking or labeling requirement for the drain cover manufacturer. All drain covers should have been swapped after There are more than fatal drownings in the U.
Once damaged, the cover is no longer safe.
Check out our VGB Drain Safety Guide below to see asms you check, and share this info with any pool owner to help them keep their pool safe. 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.
Every pool owner has a responsibility to the community which includes educating themselves about pool safety. Every cover must be in place, in good condition and not missing any attachment screws. Is an existing pool not compliant with multiple drains or an unblockable drain?
VGB DRAIN CHECK SAFETY CHECKLIST – CMP
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. Always confirm all of the a112.19.8-200 below.