New Jersey Pool Operation Management
|Criteria||CPO Certification New Jersey|
|What is to be recorded||TAC, FAC, CAC, pH, Bather Load, Water Clarity, Temperature, Weather|
|Water Testing Frequency||Every 2 hrs (bacteria testing 1x per week). If have an automated chemical feeder than can transmit and download records, only nee to test manually once at opening and once at closing.|
|Chlorine Levels (Min-Max)||POOL, WADING, SPAS, RECREATIONAL: Chlorine 2.0-10.0 Bromine 2.0-10.0|
|pH Levels (Min-Max)||7.2-7.8|
|Chlorine Test Kit Requirements||DPD|
|pH Test Kit Requirements||phenol red|
|Cyanuric Acid Levels (Min-Max)||10-100 ppm (outdoors only)|
|Water Clarity||6″ black disk test|
|Turnover Rate||POOL: 8 hrs (constructed prior to 9/7/10 and without alterations); 6 hrs (constructed after 9/7/10 or if an alteration occurs)
SPA: 30 minutes
WADING: 2 hrs (constructed prior to 9/7/10 and without alterations); 1 hr (constructed after 9/7/10 or if an alteration occurs)
|Bather Load (per bather)||POOL: Shallow 15 sq ft. Deep 20 sq ft, Diving 300 sq ft
SPA: Not Listed
WADING: 15 sq ft
|Depth Markings||Deck & Pool|
|TPO® Required||All Pools|
|Pool Director Required||All Pools >2,000 sq. ft.|
In the State of New Jersey, it is required to have a certified pool operator for a public swimming pool. Our program has been approved for 10.25 CEU’s by the New Jersey State Department of Health. CPO Certification In New Jersey is essential.
State of New Jersey Sanitary Code Chapter IX Public Recreational Bathing Code N.J.A.C. 8:26. Section 8:26-5.2 Swimming Pool Supervision states “The maintenance and mechanical operation of a swimming pool shall be under the supervision of a trained pool operator (TPO). The trained pool operator shall be available for mechanical and maintenance repairs and detection. The trained pool operator shall have completed a pool operator course and shall have certification from a Department of Health-approved organization listed in N.J.A.C. 8:26 Appendix A. The trained pool operator shall visit the swimming pool at least once a week to review records and inspect the facility to ensure that it meets all regulatory requirements. Documentation of the visit shall be maintained onsite.”
A trained operator must follow state, county, city and local laws as well as federal laws pertaining to the operation and maintenance of pools and spas.
Here are some documents to help you understand and implement the changes made to the New Jersey State Sanitary Code Chapter IX Public Recreational Bathing NJAC 8:26 effective January 16, 2018 – January 16, 2025.
This document provides answered to frequently asked questions from the New Jersey State Health Department.
UPDATE ON POOL DIRECTOR TRAINING – 03/29/2020
POM POOL DIRECTOR TRAINING SCHEDULE
|February 9, 2021||ONLINE|
|March 4, 2021||Somerset, NJ|
|March 23, 2021||ONLINE|
|March 26, 2021||Cherry Hill, NJ (cancelled)|
|March 27, 2021||Morristown, NJ (cancelled)|
|April 22, 2021||ONLINE|
|April 22, 2021||East Brunswick, NJ (cancelled)|
|May 11, 2021||Hamilton, NJ (cancelled)|
|May 24, 2021||ONLINE CLASS|
|June 12, 2021||ONLINE CLASS|
NEW JERSEY COMMERCIAL OUTDOOR POOLS OPENING JUNE 22, 2020 – 6/10/2020
The State of New Jersey announced that commercial/public pools can open on June 22, 2020. The full guidance document is located here. Public pools must develop a COVID-19 Pool Operation Prevention Plan (CPOPP). The Pool and Hot Tub Alliance have issued a final reopening practice tips document that may help you develop your plans which can be accessed here. You can also utilize CDC guidelines.
March 2020 PRB FAQ’s issued by the New Jersey State Department of Health to address commonly asked questions.
2019 Statutory Changes made January 31, 2019 that affect health department seasonal pre-inspection, specailly exempt facilities, lifeguard duties, and circulation requirements.
NJ PRB CHANGES 2018 includes 2018 Changes to New Jersey State Sanitary Code Chapter IX Public Recreational Bathing NJAC 8:26 with Excerpts From the Code as well as Statutory Changes made in 2019.
NJ PRB CHANGES 2018 ABBREVIATED includes 2018 Changes to New Jersey State Sanitary Code Chapter IX Public Recreational Bathing NJAC 8:26 with Bulleted Key Changes for the Trained Pool Operator as well as Statutory Changes made in 2019.
HIGHLIGHTED NEW JERSEY STATE CODE is the actual New Jersey State Sanitary Code Chapter IX Public Recreational Bathing NJAC 8:26 That Contains Highlighted Key Points for the Trained Pool Operator
CPO Certification New Jersey State Pool Forms
New Jersey Codes Affecting Public Pools
New Jersey Right to Know Hazardous Substance Fact Sheets
|2021 CPO CLASSES||2021|
|March 2-3, 2021||Somerset, NJ|
|March 6-7, 2021||Cherry Hill, NJ|
|March 9-10, 2021||Toms River, NJ|
|March 15-16, 2021||East Brunswick, NJ|
|March 20-21, 2021||Morristown, NJ|
|April 7-8, 2021||Woodbridge, NJ|
|April 10-11, 2021||Wildwood, NJ|
|April 17-18, 2021||Saddle Brook, NJ|
|April 20-21, 2021||East Brunswick, NJ|
|April 24-25, 2021||Vineland, NJ|
|April 27-28, 2021||Morristown, NJ|
|May 4-5, 2021||Absecon, NJ|
|May 13-14, 2021||Cherry Hill, NJ|
|May 15-16, 2021||Somerset, NJ|
|June 1-2, 2021||Toms River, NJ|
|June 15-16, 2021||Morristown, NJ|
|July 7-8, 2021||Hamilton, NJ|
|August 3-4, 2021||Hamilton, NJ|
|August 14-15, 2021||Woodbridge, NJ|
|September 18-19, 2021||Morristown, NJ|
|September 21-22, 2021||Toms River, NJ|
|October 23-24, 2021||Morristown, NJ|
|October 26-27, 2021||Hamilton, NJ|
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