*Not enforced by entire state
Rules Governing the Construction, Equipment, and Operation of Public Swimming Pools and Spas. Chapter 499-05-01. Section 9 Specific Safety Equipment. 9.3 Lifesaving Equipment: Per (E), a telephone for the pool/spa with posted names and phone numbers of the nearest available police, fire, ambulance service and/or rescue unit, and/or 911, if available. The use of a cellular phone or a portable wireless phone for an emergency phone is prohibited.
Rules Governing the Construction, Maintenance and Operation of Public Swimming Pools and Spas. Chapter 5 – Water Quality, Operations, and Management: Per (9), all pool facilities must have a sign posted within sight of the facility’s main entry that indicates the location of the nearest landline telephone that can be used to call emergency services. The sign should include telephone numbers (with area code) that can be called for emergency services, including, but not limited to, the following:
- Rescue Services
If 911 service is available for any of the above services, make sure it’s indicated next to the service telephone number.
The sign should include the street address and city where the pool is located, and the nearest landline that is indicated on the sign must be able to be used to call emergency services free of charge. An additional sign with the telephone and address information should also be posted in sight of the landline phone.
RULES AND REGULATIONS PERTAINING TO SWIMMING POOLS AND OTHER RELATED FACILITIES. Section XX: SAFETY: Per (F), all pools require telephone service conveniently available on the premises with a clearly visible listing of emergency phone numbers to include the nearest emergency and medical services next to the telephone.
Title 22 DPH-03-017A – PUBLIC POOLS. 65540. Safety and First Aid Equipment:Per (b)(1),public pools with lifeguard personnel on duty require an operating telephone as an additional safety equipment item.
*Not enforced by entire state
CITY AND COUNTY OF DENVER
Chapter 51 DRMC. Section E. SWIMMER SAFETY: Per (14), all pools require a telephone or equivalent alarm system within the immediate pool.
Department of Public Health Code. Sec. 19-13-B33b. Public pools: Per (16), each pool must have a telephone or other suitable device for emergency communication readily available in the immediate vicinity and on the premises where the pool is located.
Title 16: Department of Health and Social Services: Division of Public Health: Health Systems Protection (HSP): 4464 Public Swimming Pools. Section 9.0: Operation, Maintenance, General Sanitation, Personnel, Supervision and Safety: Per 22.214.171.124-4, all pools require a functional telephone/other communication device that is hard wired and capable of directly dialing 911 as the emergency notification system.
- The telephone/communication system should be clearly provided and immediately accessible to all aquatic venue users.
- For situations when a hardwired telephone isn’t logistically sound, alternate functional systems/devices/communication processes are allowed with AHJ approval when alternate means of communication is available.
- A permanent sign that provides emergency dialing directions and the pool’s facility address must be posted and maintained at the emergency telephone/system/device.
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Georgia Department of Public Health – Rules and Regulations. Chapter 511-3-5 Public Swimming Pools, Spas, and Recreational Water Parks. Section 511-3-5-.18 Specific Safety Features: Per (8)(c), all public swimming pools must provide a hard wired and affixed telephone with posted names and phone numbers of the nearest available police, fire, ambulance service and/or rescue unit, and/or 911, if available.
IDAPA 16- Department of Health and Welfare. 16.02.14 Rules Governing Construction and Operation of Public Swimming Pools in Idaho. 197. HEALTH AND SAFETY – EMERGENCY COMMUNICATION: A means of contacting emergency medical services shall be readily accessible and be provided on the premises. (4-5-00)
Title 77: Public Health Chapter. Chapter I: Department of Public Health. Subchapter n: Recreational Facilities. Part 820 Swimming Facility Code. Section 820.310 Safety Equipment: Per (c), When a swimming facility is open for use, an emergency telephone and emergency contact list must be readily available. The phone should be accessible within the vicinity of the pool or within 300 feet of the pool enclosure.
If the facility is multi-level, the emergency telephone must be located within three levels of that which the pool is located.
The following numbers should be posted in a conspicuous place near the phone:
- Local police
- State police
- Fire department
- Ambulance service
- 911 where applicable
The name, address, and telephone number of the swimming pool must be listed by the phone, and the location of the emergency phone must be posted in the swimming pool area if the telephone is not located within the pool area.
Indiana State Department of Health. Environmental Public Health Division. Public and Semi-Public Swimming Pools Rule 410 IAC 6-2.1.Section 34: Lifesaving and safety equipment: Per (e), A telephone must be located within 200 feet of the pool enclosure and must be available for emergency use whenever the pool is open. The facility location along with the following emergency numbers should be posted within view:
- Ambulance/rescue unit
- Police station
- Fire department
Iowa Administrative Code. Department of Public Health . Chapter 15: Swimming Pools and Spas. Section 15.4(4) Safety- f. Emergency equipment and facilities: Per (6), (aside from wading pools and spray pads), each swimming pool where lifeguards aren’t provided must have a designated emergency telephone or an equivalent emergency communication system that can be operated without coins that’s available to swimming pool users when the pool is open. If the telephone isn’t within the confines of the swimming pool enclosure, the location of the emergency phone most be posted in at least one conspicuous place within the enclosure. Instructions for emergency use of the telephone must be posted near the phone.
Kentucky Administrative Regulations. Title 902 Cabinet for Health and Family Services Department for Public Health. Chapter 10 Sanitation. 10:120 Kentucky public swimming and bathing facilities. Section 13. Safety Equipment: Per (10), all facilities must have a non-pay landline telephone, continuously connected to a power source and operational at all times, capable of direct dialing 911 without going through a switchboard located on the deck that’s readily accessible and conspicuously located. A cordless telephone is prohibited. For isolated cities, 2-way radio communication systems to a manned telephone system may be substituted. The address of the facility and the telephone number of a police, fire department, emergency medical service, or a hospital must be posted in a conspicuous place near the phone.
Title 51 PUBLIC HEALTH SANITARY CODE. Part XXIV. Swimming Pools and Natural of Semi-Artificial Swimming or Bathing Places. Chapter 7. General Standards. Section 703. Lifesaving Equipment: Per (3), Class A, B, and C swimming pools should have a telephone with posted names and phone numbers of nearest available police, fire, ambulance service and/or rescue unit, and/or 911, if available, conspicuously and conveniently on hand at all times.
Health Inspection Program. Division of Environmental Health. Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Department of Health and Human Services. 10-144 CODE OF MAINE REGULATIONS. CHAPTER 202: STATE OF MAINE RULES RELATING TO PUBLIC POOLS AND SPAS. SECTION 6. SPECIFIC SAFETY FEATURES AND REQUIREMENTS. D. Lifesaving Equipment for Public Pools and Spas: Per (4), the location of the nearest telephone must be posted with dialing instructions in the immediate vicinity of the public pool/spa. The telephone must have posted names and phone numbers of the nearest available police, fire, ambulance service, and/or rescue unit.
Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. CODE OF MARYLAND REGULATIONS. 10.17.01 Public Swimming Pools and Spas. Section 10.17.01.40 Public Pool and Spa Safety: Per (B- Telephone), a pool owner must ensure that, in case of an emergency, a telephone is available within the pool/spa enclosure to individuals using a public pool/spa that can directly reach a 911 emergency service without the use of a coin and without connection to an internal switchboard and is posted with the names and phone numbers of the nearest available police, fire, and ambulance/rescue unit or 911/any numbers necessary to reach a 911 emergency service center directly. The phone should be posted with the name and location of the pool/spa facility.
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH. 105 CMR 435.00: MINIMUM STANDARDS FOR SWIMMING POOLS (STATE SANITARY CODE: CHAPTER V). 435.25: First Aid Equipment and Emergency Communication: Per (2), An emergency communication system which at a minimum would allow convenient, immediate and toll-free communication with emergency medical services, local police, state police and the local fire department, must be in working order and available at each pool. The telephone numbers of the emergency medical services, local police, state police and fire department, as well any instructions necessary to operate the communication system, shall be posted in a conspicuous place near the communication device or station. The location of the emergency communication device must be in an area that is unlocked and available to both the staff and the public at all times.
MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY WATER BUREAU. Public Act and Rules Governing Public Swimming Pools. PART 2. CONSTRUCTION. R325.2165 Safety Equipment: Per (8), a swimming pool owner must provide a telephone/other suitable means of communication for emergencies. It can be located in the following areas:
- Within the pool enclosure
- In another location approved, in writing, by the department. If another location is approved, the owner must post a sign indicating the location of the telephone within the pool enclosure.
Per (9), the swimming pool owner must post a sign at the telephone that indicates the phone number for emergency response agencies and the name and addresses of the swimming pool to assist emergency personnel in locating the facility. **Kings III’s all-inclusive service provides equipment that automatically delivers address information to our emergency responders, without the help of the caller.
MINNESOTA RULES. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH. ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH. CHAPTER 4717: PUBLIC SWIMMING POOLS. POOLS; LIFEGUARDS; AND EQUIPMENT. 4717:1250 EMERGENCY TELEPHONE LOCATION: A pool with a lifeguard present must have a telephone in or immediately adjacent to the pool area. When a telephone is provided, the emergency must be posted. When a telephone isn’t located in the pool enclosure, a sign placed in plain view must indicate the location of the nearest telephone available to a pool user ant the emergency number.
*Not enforced by entire state
Environmental Public Health Program. Environmental Health Services. CITY OF KANSAS CITY, MO. HEALTH DEPARTMENT. Regulations for Swimming Pools & Bathing Facilities. Chapter 10- Safety: Per (D. Emergency Communications), all pools must have an emergency communication system, in the form of a standard telephone line or call box. It must be in working order, available at the pool and must connect directly to emergency services. The telephone number of the emergency service, as well as any instructions necessary to operate the communication system shall be posted in a conspicuous place near the communication device or station. In addition, the address of the pool must be posted next to the communication device or station. The location of the emergency communication device must be in the vicinity of the swimming pool area; available at all times the pool is operational, and available to both the staff and the public.
ST. LOUIS COUNTY
Environmental Protection Division. Saint Louis County Health. Public Water Recreation Facilities Rules and Regulations. 2. Design and Construction of Swimming Pools. 2.23. Safety Requirements – Lifesaving Equipment: Per (2.23.8), A telephone must be accessible during all hours of operation in the vicinity of a public water recreation facility or within a 300-foot walking distance from an entrance to swimming facility enclosure. At a multi-level facility, the emergency telephone must be located within 3 levels of the one which the swimming facility is located.
NEBRASKA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES. TITLE 178 NAC 2 OPERATION AND MANAGEMENT OF PUBLIC SWIMMING POOLS. 2-005 POOL OPERATING STANDARDS. 2-005.01 Safety Requirements: Per (9), swimming pools must have an accessible working telephone with emergency telephone numbers prominently posted.
NEVADA ADMINISTRATIVE CODE. CHAPTER 444- SANITATION. Natural Bathing Places. NAC 444.248 Required Facilities: Per (4), there must be telephone connections and transportation facilities available for emergency use.
NAC 444.268: Diagrammatic illustrations of artificial respiration procedures must be posted at all public bathing or swimming facilities where they are clearly visible from the nearby deck and protected from the elements. Except as otherwise provided in this section, the location and telephone number of the nearest ambulance, hospital, fire or police rescue service, physician and facility operator must be kept similarly posted together with instructions that, in case of need, manual or mouth-to-mouth artificial respiration should be started immediately and continued until a physician arrives or mechanical resuscitators are applied. A telephone must be located in the vicinity of the pool enclosure, but outside of the enclosure. In lieu of the emergency telephone numbers described in this section, the number for the emergency 911 service may be posted if that emergency service is available in the geographical area of the public bathing or swimming facility.
NAC 444.530 Notices which must be posted: Per (2) and (3), a sign must posted in the immediate vicinity of the spa that states the location of the nearest telephone with the information that emergency telephone numbers are posted on or near the telephone. The emergency numbers that must be posted on/near the telephone must include:
- The name and telephone number of the police, fire and rescue unit responsible for serving the spa.
- The name and telephone number of the nearest available physician.
- The name and telephone number of the nearest ambulance service.
- The name and telephone number of the nearest available hospital.
- In lieu of the telephone numbers listed above, inclusive, the number for the emergency 911 service if that emergency service is available in the geographical area of the spa.
CHAPTER Env-Wq 1100 PUBLIC BATHING PLACES.PART Env-Wq 1104 TESTING, SUPERVISION, AND SAFETY. Env-Wq 1104.04 PBF Safety: Per (c), the owner of a PBF must ensure that a telephone/radio capable of reaching emergency services is located within 200 feet of any pool/spa at the PBF.
Env-Wq 1104.05 Safety at Other Public Bathing Places: Per (b), the owner of a common interest bathing place, designated beach, or flow-through bathing place must ensure that a telephone/radio capable of reaching emergency services is located within 200 feet of the water OR if there is not a telephone/radio located within 200 feet of the water, then a sign is posted informing patrons of the location of the nearest public telephone/radio capable of reaching emergency services.
NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH. NEW JERSEY STATE SANITARY CODE. CHAPTER IX PUBLIC RECREATIONAL BATHING. N.J.A.C. 8:26. SUBCHAPTER 5. WATERFRONT SAFETY. Section 8:26-5.3 Emergency equipment for swimming pools: Per (a)(6), The owner/operator must provide the swimming pool with a telephone, radio, signaling device, or other health authority approved means of communication, which should be located near the lifeguard station for emergency use. Emergency telephone numbers of the nearest rescue squad, police department, and other appropriate entity, and the address of the pool, must be posted in a weather-resistant display adjacent to the lifeguard station.
*Separate New York City code shown below
Title 10 Department of Health- New York State. Chapter | State Sanitary Code. Part 6 Swimming Pools, Bathing Beaches and Recreational Aquatic Spray Grounds. Subpart 6-1 Swimming Pools.6-1.23 Supervision- (a) Personnel:
- Per (2)(iii), Supervision Level IV is required when pool water depth is less than 5 feet and the surface of the pool is less than or equal to 2000 square feet.
- Per (10)(iv), at swimming pools permitted to use Supervision Level IV, a free telephone conveniently located must be provided at the facility with posted numbers for the nearest emergency service (police, fire department, ambulance, hospital), and per (10)(vi), the location of the free telephone and numbers to contact must be stated on pool warning signs.
*The above does not apply to pools described in section 6-1.20- Maximum permissible bather use- listed below:
- The maximum number of bathers permitted in a swimming pool at one time should not exceed the design bather capacity, calculated based on section 6-1.29, item 3.0, of this subpart.
- The pool operator is responsible for controlling the number of bathers so that maximum capacity isn’t exceeded.
- A sign must be conspicuously posted in the pool area stating:
- The maximum number of bathers who may use the swimming pool at one time
- The hours that a swimming pool is open
- Pool use is prohibited at any other time
NEW YORK CITY
New York City Health Code. ARTICLE 165 BATHING ESTABLISHMENTS. Section 165.17 Lifesaving and Safety Equipment: Per (c), a telephone must be immediately accessible within 300 feet unimpeded distance of the pool water (unlocked doors/gated are not considered impediments) for emergency communications in the bathing establishment. The telephone numbers of local police, emergency medical services, nearest hospital, fire department, and poison control center must be posted in a conspicuous place near the telephone. The name, address and telephone number of the establishment must be listed by the telephone.
*Separate Wake County pool rule shown below
NORTH CAROLINA CODE. TITLE 15A. ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES. CHAPTER 18. ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH.SUBCHAPTER A. SANITATION .2530 SAFETY PROVISIONS:Per (f), a telephone capable of directly dialing 911 or other emergency notification system must be provided and accessible to all pool users. The telephone must be permanently affixed to a location inside the pool enclosure or outside the enclosure within 75 feet of a bather entrance. The telephone must be visible from within the pool enclosure or a sign must be posted indicating the location of the emergency telephone. A sign with legible letters must be posted at the telephone providing dialing instructions, address of the pool location and the telephone number. If the telephone doesn’t directly access 911, the emergency notification system must:
- Provide 24-hour monitoring of all incoming calls by a telecommunicator who answers only emergency calls
- Be capable of routing calls to the local 911 telecommunicator via the 911 dedicated emergency trunk line
- Electronically transfer Automatic Number Identification and Automatic Locator Identification for the emergency telephone at the pool to the Enhanced 911 system for all calls routed to 911
WAKE COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA
Wake County Department of Environmental Services. Regulations Governing Swimming Pools. SECTION 15: POOL SAFETY: Per (d), pools must have an emergency telephone. The phone must be an independent landline phone, with no line extensions or switchboard operator, and permanently mounted on the pool deck area. No direct dial 911 phones will be allowed (phones which have no dial pad). A sign must be posted at the phone stating, “EMERGENCY DIAL 911” along with the phone number and physical address of the pool. The emergency phone must be capable of receiving calls with an audible ringer.
*Not enforced by entire state
BOTTINEAU, BURKE, MCHENRY, MCLEAN, RENVILLE, SHERIDAN, AND WARD COUNTIES:
FIRST DISTRICT HEALTH UNIT. SWIMMING POOL AND SPA RULES AND REGULATIONS. Section 4: Regulations. 4-6. Safety equipment, lifeguards, CPO: Per (F)(3), All swimming pool/spa facilities must provide a telephone. At the telephone, there must be a legible list of emergency phone numbers and the physical address of the pool/spa facility.
Ohio Administrative Code. 3701 Department of Health – Administration and Director. Chapter 3701-31 Swimming Pools. 3701-31-04 Responsibilities of the licensee. (E) Health and safety: Per (2)(e)The licensee of a public swimming pool other than a spa, wading pool or spray ground must provide a working telephone/emergency call box that is available for emergency use during all part s of the year a public swimming pool is in use. The emergency device should be at the public swimming pool or within 500 feet of it. It should remain continuously connected to a power source, as appropriate, and operational at all times. A sign must be provided in accordance with paragraph (E)(3)(c) of this rule.
Per (3)(c), When the emergency telephone required in (E)(2)(e) of this rule is not visible in the public swimming area, the licensee must post a sign stating the location of the nearest emergency device. This sign must also have the name and telephone number of the nearest available police station, fire station, and rescue unit and any other names and telephone numbers likely to be needed in the event of an emergency.
OKLAHOMA ADMINISTRATIVE CODE. TITLE 310. OKLAHOMA STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH. CHAPTER 320. PUBLIC BATHING PLACE OPERATIONS. Subchapter 3. Operational Provisions. 320-3-1. Life saving equipment: Per (h), a telephone to reach emergency assistance without the use of coinage must be accessible to the pool during all hours of operation.
Oregon Administrative Code. Chapter 333- OREGON HEALTH AUTHORITY, PUBLIC HEALTH DIVISION. Division 60- PUBLIC WATER SYSTEMS- PUBLIC SWIMMING POOLS. Section 333-060-210- Pool Safety: Per (2), the pool’s operator must provide a telephone that’s accessible during all hours the pool is open for operation. The phone must be capable of reaching emergency assistance without the use of cards or coins. The operator must conspicuously post, within the pool area, the address of the pool facility.
*Not enforced by entire state
ALLEGHENY COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT. RULES AND REGULATIONS. ARTICLE IX: LIFEGUARDS, BATHING PLACES, BATHING BEACHES, HOT TUBS AND SPAS. 912. LIFEGUARDS. Per (F)(2)(d), all facilities that are exempt from the requirement to provide certified lifeguard(s) must provide an operable hardwired telephone with a list of emergency telephone numbers to be maintained within the public bathing place enclosure. Phone must be located so as to be accessible to patrons. Cord must be short enough so that the phone’s handset can’t reach the water’s edge. If phone can’t be located within the bathing place enclosure, it must be within close proximity to the bathing place enclosure, and a sign will be provided to describe the location of the hardwired telephone.
CHESTER COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT. Section 602. PUBLIC BATHING PLACES. 602.5. GENERAL SAFETY. 602.5.3. LIFESAVING EQUIPMENT: Per 602.5.3.1.5, an operable telephone with a list of emergency telephone numbers must be readily available for emergency use at each public bathing place.
S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control. Regulation 61-51 Public Swimming Pools. C. GENERAL CONSTRUCTION REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL PUBLIC SWIMMING POOLS: Per (12), A toll free emergency notification device to notify emergency personnel must be provided within a 200 foot walking distance of the pool and in a location that is easily accessible during the hours that the pool is in operation. Only permanently-mounted notification devices are acceptable to the Department. Mobile, voice over internet, or cordless telephones are not an acceptable alternative to permanently-mounted emergency notification devices. The physical address of the pool must be displayed at the emergency notification phone or device in a manner that is permanent and weather resistant.
Tennessee Administrative Code. Title 1200- Health, Environment and Conservation. Subtitle 1200-23- Bureau of Environmental Health Services Division of Food and General Sanitation. Chapter 1200-23-05 Public Swimming Pools. Section 1200-23-05-.02 OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR PUBLIC SWIMMING POOLS: Per (3)(r), all pools must have telephone service on the premises which can be accessed without the use of coins. A list of clearly visible emergency phone numbers to include the nearest emergency and medical services must be posted next to the telephone.
Excerpts from Title 25. Health Services Part 1. Texas department of Health Chapter 265. General Sanitation Subchapter L. standards for Public Pools and Spas. A copy of the complete standard may be found at http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/poolspa/rules.shtm Effective Date September 1, 2004
Texas Administrative Code, Title 25 Health Services. Part 1 Department of State Health Services. Chapter 265 General Sanitation. Subchapter L Standards for Public Pools and Spas
(**KINGS III NOTE: the 1965 and 1999 laws have been repealed and there is NO grandfathering of exemptions to emergency telephone requirements and emergency phones must be monitored by an emergency service provider and may not be answered by an on-site office)
RULE Section 265.199 Specific Safety Features for Post-10/01/99 and Pre-10/01/99 Pools and Spas: Per (j), Telephones at post-10/01/99 and pre-10/01/99 pools and spas. Post-10/01/99 and pre-10/01/99 pools and spas shall have a telephone that is capable of immediately summoning emergency service and that is readily accessible within 200 feet from the pool or spa water. Any other electronic means of summoning emergency service will qualify as a telephone if clear instructions for its use are provided by signage. A telephone that is answered by an on-site office does not meet the requirements of this subsection. The following shall apply to telephones for post-10/01/99 and pre-10/01/99 pools and spas.
- The telephone may be located inside or outside of the pool yard or spa yard if the enclosure entry gates and doors of the pool yard or spa yard are never locked in any manner, or the gate or fence is not more than 4 feet 4 inches tall.
- The telephone shall be located inside or outside of the pool yard if the pool is a Class A or B pool.
- The telephone must be located outside of all other pool yards or spa yards if all of the following occur:
- the entry gate(s) or door(s) are locked on either side of the gate or door
- the enclosure entry gates and doors and the enclosure fences and walls are all higher than 4 feet 4 inches
- the pool or spa is operated in conjunction with:
- lodging such as hotels, motels, apartments, condominiums, or mobile homes parks
- a property owners association, private organization, or club
- a school, college, or university while being operated for academic or continuing education classes
- practice event (excluding competition events in accordance with subparagraph (A) of this paragraph).
- Each entry gate and door of a pool yard or spa yard that is locked must have a sign on the exterior of the gate or door or on the exterior of the enclosure fence or wall immediately adjacent to the gate or door, stating the location of the telephone outside of the enclosure and complying with the content and letter size of paragraph (5) of this subsection if:
- the telephone is located outside the pool yard of a Class A or B pool; or
- the telephone is required to be located outside the pool yard or spa yard under paragraph (3) of this subsection.
- Regardless of where the telephone is located or whether the gate(s) or door(s) are locked, a sign must be installed inside the pool yard or spa yard in plain view of the pool or spa and state in letters at least 1 inch high: “In case of emergency, call 911”. If the telephone is not readily visible from the pool or spa, the sign inside the pool yard or spa yard shall include a concise description of the location of the telephone.
Utah Administrative Code. Rule R392-302. Design, Construction and Operation of Public Pools. Rule R392-302-29. Supervision of Pools: Per (6), a sign that meets the requirements of a “2 Inch Safety Sign” in R392-39(1), (2), and (3)(b) must be posted in the immediate vicinity of the pool stating the location of the nearest telephone and emergency telephone numbers which shall include 911 or other local emergency numbers.
*Not enforced by entire state
Division of Environmental Health. Fairfax County Health Department. The Water Recreation Facilities Ordinance. ARTICLE 2. Swimming Pools; Design and Construction.. Section 69.1-2-22.Safety Requirements: Per (C), a direct dial, hard wired telephone that is fully operational must be provided within the swimming pool area. The phone must be immediately accessible from the pool deck. The phone must be located so a clear and unobstructed view of the pool(s) is provided. Emergency telephone numbers and the facility’s name and address must be posted by the phone.
ARTICLE 4. Spas Pools; Design and Construction.. Section 69.1-4-10. Safety Requirements. Per (E), if the telephone specified in §69.1-2-22(C) is not provided, a direct dial, hard wired telephone that is fully operational must be provided within 100 feet of the spa pool and be readily accessible at all times. The facilities name, address, and the emergency numbers, including the phone number for the pool operator, must be posted by the telephone.
PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY
Code of Ordinances. Chapter 25- SUBDIVISIONS. Chapter 25.1- SWIMMING POOLS, SPAS AND HEALTH CLUBS. Section 25.1-27. Safety and rescue equipment; other safety features: Per (3), every public or semi-public pool must be equipped with a readily accessible room or area, with telephone, designated and equipped for emergency care of casualties. Minimum equipment shall include a full-length backboard, two blankets, and a well-supplied first aid kit.
Washington Administrative Code. Title 246 Department of Health. Chapter 246-262 Recreational Water Contact Facilities. Section 246-262-060- General design, construction, and equipment: Per (23)(c), Owners must provide first-aid facilities in every RWCF that include a telephone with a prominently displayed list of emergency medical service response numbers.
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA REGISTER. Title 25 FOOD OPERATIONS AND COMMUNITY HYGIENE FACILIITIES. Subtitle C SWIMMING POOL AND SPA REGULATIONS. CHAPTER 5 EQUIPMENT, EQUIPMENT ROOM, STORAGE AND MAINTENANCE, AND SAFETY. 505 FIRST AID AND SAFETY EQUIPMENT: Per 505.2(i)(1)(2)(3), All public and semi-public swimming pools must have a hard-wired, non-cordless telephone available to individuals using a pool or spa that:
- Can directly reach a 911 emergency service without the use of a coin and without connection to an internal switchboard unless the internal switchboard is monitored at all times
- Is posted with the 911 emergency number and the name and location of the pool/spa
- Is located within the pool enclosure or in an immediately adjacent room, which cannot be locked
TITLE 64 BUREAU FOR PUBLIC HEALTH. SERIES 16 RECREATIONAL WATER FACILITIES. Section 64-16-10. Safety Requirements: Per (10.10), telephone service must be available within 100 feet of the recreational water facility, and emergency phone numbers for rescue agencies must be posted.
Wyoming Administrative Code. Agency 010 Department of Agriculture. Subagency 0008 Public Swimming Pools. Chapter 6- LIFEGUARDS, LIFESAVING EQUIPMENT; LADDERS, RECESSED; DIVING BOARDS; SLIDES, FLUMES, AND SAFETY RELATED REQUIREMENTS. Section 6-2- Lifeguard, Requirements and Duties: Per (d), a telephone must be available on the premise of all public pools, spas and similar installations and emergency rescue phone numbers must be posted in view of the telephone.