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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If you are not sure or cannot confirm, the best solution is to replace the drain cover. The first step is to confirm the drain is compliant with VGB requirements. The requirement pertaining to useful life is a marking or labeling requirement for the drain cover manufacturer. There are more than fatal drownings in the U. All drain covers should have been swapped after There are possible solutions.
VGB DRAIN CHECK SAFETY CHECKLIST
To check your drain and ensure your pool, spa or hot tub drain cover has w112.19.8-2007 expired, find a pool professional near you at APSP.
Cookies are small bits of data that allow us to remember your preferences ansl remember your favorite items. Covers are designed to operate safely in their correct condition.
Is an existing pool not compliant with multiple drains or an unblockable drain? Missing, broken or improperly secure drain covers can lead to an entrapment situation, which may lead to injury or death. Look for certification markings on the cover or check with the drain manufacturer. 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.
This is what the VGB Act has to say about the life of drain covers: Click here for more information.
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. This a112.19.8-2007 also a bad situation for your pool equipment, as larger debris may be allowed through the system and damage the pool pump.
Committee Pages – A Plumbing Materials and Equipment
Always confirm all of the items below. However, it andi common for some residential pools to be overlooked. 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.
According to leading industry reports, drowning is the leading death for children under the age of four years old. Every cover must be in place, in good condition and not missing any aske screws.
With no protection over the suction, serious injury can occur. Every pool owner has a responsibility to the community which includes educating themselves about a112.19.8-207 safety. A missing cover is extremely dangerous.
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 a112.19.8-207. 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.