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
Missing, broken or improperly secure drain covers can lead to an entrapment situation, which may asmee to injury or death. However, CPSC believes it is good practice for pool owners and operators to inspect aame drain cover often and have it professionally inspected at least annually.
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Every pool owner has a responsibility to the community which includes educating themselves about pool safety. As with all other conditions, if you cannot confirm the life a1112.19.8-2007 the cover it is always better to replace with a new VGB compliant drain cover.
The first step is to confirm the drain is compliant with VGB requirements. Is an existing pool not compliant with multiple drains or an unblockable drain? If you are not sure or cannot confirm, the best solution is to replace the drain cover. 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.
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: This is also a bad situation for your pool equipment, as larger debris may be allowed through the system and ame the pool pump. The requirement pertaining to useful life is a marking or labeling requirement for the drain cover manufacturer. Once damaged, the cover is no longer safe.
Always confirm all of the items below.