Sec. Standards for Public Therapy Pools  

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  • An owner shall ensure that a public therapy pool:

    A. Is in compliance with:

    (1) This chapter;

    (2) Applicable State and local codes; and

    (3) The American National Standard for Public Swimming Pools;

    B. Has:

    (1) A deck with a minimum width of 4 feet around at least 50 percent of the therapy pool that provides access to individuals using the therapy pool, not including any ramp, entrance area, or exercise area; and

    (2) A transition area between a shallow and a deep area that has:

    (a) A floor slope that does not exceed 1 foot of drop to 3 feet of run; or

    (b) Steps or ramps with handrails or a swing lift to transfer bathers from a shallow area to a deep area; and

    C. Is used only for the purpose of supervised therapy.