Survey on Federal Pool Safety Laws
Posted by Government Affairs
on Wednesday, November 16, 2011
HAA/NAA members, take action before Nov. 28 to share your comments regarding federal pool safety regulations.
conducting a survey to help inform comments we will submit to the Consumer Product
Safety Commission (CPSC) on its vote to change federal pool
safety regulations in ways that would impose additional compliance
obligations on apartment firms.
that operate pools on their property are strongly encouraged to complete this
short survey by the November
is in response to a September 28 CPSC vote to revoke a prior “interpretive
rule” defining unblockable pool drains. By revoking this interpretation, pool
operators who followed this guidance, i.e., placed a compliant cover over a
smaller blockable drain, may now be deemed non-compliant with federal
regulations. Pools with multiple drains are not affected by this decision.
Click here to take the survey.