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 ====== Safety Equipment ====== ====== Safety Equipment ======
  
-The Public Pool Regulations ​[[nwt-pool-regulations|click here]] ​specify ​the items required ​to operate ​your pool.  As well, you will require ​safety equipment ​for the safe handling of chemicals and cleaning supplies. ​ +NWT Public Pool Regulations specify ​certain ​items you must have to operate ​the pool. You also need certain ​safety equipment ​to properly handle ​chemicals and cleaning supplies.
  
-=== Required Equipment for Water Quality === +**//Water quality equipment//**
-  ​Black disc to test for visibility at bottom of the pool +
-  ​* Water test kit and test chemicals +
-  * Sample bottles and forms for weekly bacteriological tests +
-  ​Thermometers (one for air and one for water)  +
-  ​When gas chlorine is used, two gas masks and supply of aqueous ammonia must be available at all times but must not be stored in the chlorinator room.+
  
 +  * Black disc to test for visibility at the bottom of the pool.
 +  * Water test kit and test chemicals.
 +  * Sample bottles and forms for weekly bacteriological tests.
 +  * Two thermometers—one for air and one for water.
 +  * When you use chlorine gas, two gas masks and a supply of aqueous ammonia must be available at all times and must not be stored in the chlorinator room.
 +
 +**//Pool safety equipment//​**
 +
 +  * One non-conducting reaching pole.
 +  * Two throw lines with floats attached; each line’s length is at least ½ the pool length plus two metres. ​
 +  * One NWT # 1 first aid kit as set out in the General Safety Regulations.
 +  * One spinal board with straps. ​
 +  * Sign with all applicable rules for the facility, including those required in the NWT Public Pool Regulations.
 +  * An explanation of emergency procedures prominently displayed in an area used by pool staff.
 +  * A telephone available near the pool for emergencies. If a telephone is not available, emergency procedures posted that meet the Environmental Health Officer’s approval. ​
 +  * A list of emergency phone numbers—for the nearest available medical assistance, ambulance, police, fire department, and emergency maintenance personnel—posted clearly next to each telephone.
 +  * Lifeguard tower for class B pools.
  
-=== Required Pool Safety Equipment === 
-  * One non-conducting reaching pole 
-  * Two throwing lines with floats attached where the length of each line is at least one-half the pool length plus 2 m 
-  * One NWT No. 1 first aid kit as set out in the General Safety Regulations 
-  * One spinal board with straps 
-  * Sign with all applicable rules for the facility including those required in the Public Pool Regulations 
-  * An explanation of emergency procedures must be prominently displayed in an area used by pool staff 
-  * A telephone available near the pool for emergencies;​ or where a telephone is not available, emergency procedures shall be established which meet with the approval of the Environmental Health Officer 
-  * A list of emergency telephone numbers for the nearest available medical assistance, ambulance service, police and fire department and emergency maintenance personnel must be posted conspicuously next to each telephone 
-  * Lifeguard tower for class B pools 
  
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-=== Proper ​Equipment ​for Safe Handling of Chemicals ​and Cleaning Products ===+//**Equipment ​to safely handle chemicals ​and cleaning products**//​
  
-Pool staff must be trained to handle all chemicals and cleaning products. You must ensure ​that all safety equipment is available, in good repair, and – most importantly ​-used. +Pool staff must be trained to handle all chemicals and cleaning products. You must make sure that all safety equipment is available, in good repair, andmost importantlyused
 +  * Safety glasses. 
 +  * Dust mask. 
 +  * Chemical masks for the chemicals people use at the pool. 
 +  * Several types of gloves from light gloves when using cleaning products to heavy gloves when using chemicals. 
 +  * Full protective suit. 
 +  * Boots. 
 +  * Protective apron. 
 +  * Eyewash station.
  
-  * Safety glasses 
-  * Dust mask  
-  * Chemical masks for the chemicals being used at your pool 
-  * Several types of gloves from light gloves when using cleaning products to heavy gloves for use when using chemicals 
-  * Full protective suit 
-  * Boots  
-  * Protective apron 
-  * Eyewash station 
  
 {{:​pool_inspection_checklist.docx| Pool Inspection Checklist}} {{:​pool_inspection_checklist.docx| Pool Inspection Checklist}}
  
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