Here are some links and access to other codes, regulations and information that can be useful to your pool operation.

Department of Health Pool Forms

Below are links to multiple state health departments that provide various forms such as water testing, operations, applications, inspection reports, accident reports and more.

Connecticut State Pool Forms – http://www.ct.gov/Dph/cwp/view.asp?a=3140&q=387654&dphNav_GID=1601

Florida State Pool Forms – http://www.floridahealth.gov/%5C/environmental-health/swimming-pools/index.html

Georgia State Pool Forms – https://dph.georgia.gov/pools

Hawaii State Pool Forms – http://health.hawaii.gov/san/swimming-pool-information/

Maine State Pool Forms – http://www.maine.gov/dhhs/mecdc/environmental-health/el/pools.htm

Maryland State Pool Forms – https://phpa.health.maryland.gov/OEHFP/CHS/Pages/PoolOperatorsandOwners.aspx

Massachusetts State Pool Forms – http://www.mass.gov/eohhs/gov/departments/dph/programs/environmental-health/comm-sanitation/pools.html

New Hampshire State Pool Forms- http://des.nh.gov/organization/divisions/water/wmb/pools/

New Jersey State Pool Forms – http://web.doh.state.nj.us/apps2/forms/subforms.aspx?pro=eoh/phss

New Jersey Chlorine Guidance Document – http://www.nj.gov/health/ceohs/documents/phss/cl_residual.pdf

New Jersey Pool Codes – https://www.nj.gov/dca/divisions/codes/codreg/#2

New York State Pool Forms

Operations Record: https://www.health.ny.gov/forms/doh-1323.pdf

Safety Plan: https://www.health.ny.gov/forms/doh-4472.pdf

Ohio State Pool Forms – http://www.odh.ohio.gov/odhprograms/eh/swim/pforms1.aspx

Pennsylvania State Pool Forms- http://www.pacode.com/secure/data/028/chapter18/chap18toc.html

Pennsylvania Public Bathing Places Manual Part 1 – https://pooloperationmanagement.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/pa-public-bathing-place-manual-part-1.pdf

South Carolina State Pool Forms – http://www.scdhec.gov/Environment/WaterQuality/SwimmingPoolsRecreationalWaters/PermittingInfo/

West Virginia State Pool Forms – http://www.wvdhhr.org/phs/forms/

Safety Data Sheets (SDS) – https://www.osha.gov/Publications/OSHA3514.html

Wherever you purchase your chemicals, you are able to obtain a SDS sheet for the chemical free of charge. Here is a list of some common ones. Be sure to check what brands you are  using as these are brand specific.

APSP Chemical Fact Sheets

APSP’s Recreational Water Quality Committee has produced easy-to-read fact-based information on various pool and spa chemicals and sanitation processes to produce and maintain healthy water. They are geared towards front line service professionals and those wanting basic, easy-to-understand information about pool and spa chemicals and sanitation processes. Download here:

ADA 2010 GUIDELINE http://www.ada.gov/

2010 ADA Standard – http://www.cdc.gov/healthyswimming/

Check out a Sample Implementation Plan Here – This plan is for information only. Utilizing this plan and creating one does not mean you will will be compliant with ADA regulations. POM takes no responsibility for what you may decide to do with this information.

Pool and Spa Safety Act – http://www.poolsafely.gov/pool-spa-safety-act/

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Information on Healthy Swimming – http://www.cdc.gov/healthyswimming/

Occupational Safety and Health Standards (OSHA) 

Toxic and Hazardous Substances, Hazard Communication 1910.2000 Appendix A,B,C,D,E. The purpose of this section is to ensure that the hazards of all chemicals produced or imported are evaluated, and that information concerning their hazards is transmitted to employers and employees. http://www.osha.gov/pls/oshaweb/owadisp.show_document?p_table=STANDARDS&p_id=10099

Toxic and Hazardous Substances, Bloodborne pathogens 1910.1030 Appendix A
This section applies to all occupational exposure to blood or other potentially infectious materials as defined by paragraph (b) of this section. http://www.osha.gov/pls/oshaweb/owadisp.show_document?p_table=STANDARDS&p_id=10051

General Environmental Controls, Permit-required confined spaces 1910.146, Appendix A,B,C,D,E,F – http://www.osha.gov/pls/oshaweb/owadisp.show_document?p_table=standards&p_id=9797

Hepatitis B Declination – http://www.osha.gov/pls/oshaweb/owadisp.show_document?p_table=STANDARDS&p_id=10052

Guidelines for Employer Compliance (Advisory) 1910.2000 App E – http://www.osha.gov/pls/oshaweb/owadisp.show_document?p_table=STANDARDS&p_id=10104

Hazard Communication Standard Pictogram – https://www.osha.gov/Publications/HazComm_QuickCard_Pictogram.html

Emergency Planning and Community Right-To-Know – https://www.epa.gov/epcra

OSHA Chemical Hazard Communication (Informational Booklet) – https://www.osha.gov/Publications/osha3084.html

American Disabilities Act – http://www.usdoj.gov/crt/ada/stdspdf.htm

Department of Transportation Regulations – https://www.transportation.gov/regulations

US Environmental Protection Agency – Regulatory Information By Environmental Topics http://www.epa.gov/lawsregs/envtopics/index.html

Service Industry News – http://www.serviceindustrynews.net/

International Code Council – Residential and Commercial Building and Pool  Codes for purchase: http://www.iccsafe.org/

National Electric Code – Check your state for your current edition. Available for purchase: http://www.nfpa.org/

Free Access to Mutliple Codes, such as NEC and Fire Code (Viewing Only) https://www.nfpa.org/Codes-and-Standards/All-Codes-and-Standards/Free-access

US Consumer Product Safety Commission (March 2005) – Guidelines for Entrapment Hazards: Making Pools and Spas Safer

Safe Storage and Handling of Pool Chemicals – http://www.epa.gov/swercepp/web/docs/chem/spalert.pdf

National Plasterers Council

Check out the start up procedure for newly plastered pools! Pool Operation Management is also National Plasterer’s Council Start-Up technician certified, ask how we can start up your newly plastered pool today!

Pool Safety 

Pool Safely.Gov

Consumer Product Safety Commission

Association of Pool and Spa Professionals


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