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*Cashiers *Maintenance *Bystanders *Floatation Device *Other First Aid Trained People Within Facility
(e.g. Fitness Staff)

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*Use an Aid *Use non contact rescue ru t methods as

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Skimmers

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Main Drain

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Water Purification

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surface debris like hair elastics, band aids, etc.

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*Located at the deepest
part of the pool
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pattern of the main drain OR a 15cm black disc at the deepest point (2010 Pool Regulations)

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*Also known as the
Hair and Lint Strainer *Removes large objects *Prevents particles from clogging pump *Size of filter depends on size of pool

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ru t *As the pump gets s clogged, the In turnover rate k c INCREASES a Z f o ty r


push or pull in air

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Sand

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BOTTOM
Sewer/ Backwash

* Uses sand as the filter medium * Water is sent from the pool into
the TOP of the filter

* It is filtered through the sand * Small objects become stuck in * The water is collected at the * Afterwards it returns To Pool * As the sand becomes clogged the
pressure INCREASES

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* When the pressure gets too high


we perform a BACKWASH

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* Uses organic fossils called
DIATOMACEOUS EARTH as the filter medium (Looks like a white powder) * This white powder can be harmful to the lungs * Each plate in the tank is called a SCREEN * DE and H2O = Slurry

From Pool

* We use this to coat each


SCREEN

* Small articles get caught as

they move through the screen * When the DE gets clogged, we perform a SHUT OFF

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Screen

Diatomaceous Earth

To Pool

Sewer/ Shutoff

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* Direct Fire Heater
* Pipes carrying the pool
water are directly heated

* Heat Exchanger
* Small pipes carry heated

water, which then heats the large pipes

* Maximum Pool Temperature


is 98F (37C)

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* The two main things we
need to keep balanced in a pool are pH and Chlorine

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*According to the Pool Regulations, the pH of a


pool MUST be between 7.2 and 7.8 (2010 Pool Regulations)

*The ideal pH level is 7.4-7.6

Acidic

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If the pH is to low.

* Corrodes Pipes * Skin / Eye Irritation * Affects Dyed Hair

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If the pH is to high

* Scale Build-Up * Skin/Eye Irritation * Water Discolouration

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Muriatic Acid (Hydrochloric Acid)

TO RAISE pH

TO LOWER pH

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that gets introduced to the water introduced to the water
Gas 100%

*Chlorine is needed to deal with all the bacteria


*Chlorine will take on one of two forms once

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Solid 70%

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* Free Available Chlorine:
the bacteria in the water

* The Chlorine needed to fight

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Chlorine:

* Combined Available

* The Chlorine that has

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* Also known as CHLORAMINES * When combined levels get to


high, we perform a SUPERCHLORINATION

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* According to the Pool

Regulations, the FAC levels of a pool MUST be (2010 Pool Regulations)

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* For a pool COOLER then

30C, FAC must be 0.5 ppm or higher


30C, FAC must be 1.5 ppm or higher

* For a pool WARMER then

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* Hardness
ppm

* Maintained between 180-200


* Measure of dissolved
adjust minerals / deposits in water

* Use Calcium Chloride to

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* ALKALINITY

* Maintained between 90-110


* Used to stabilize pH * Use Sodium Bicarbonate to
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* Always wear your Protective Equipment * Always add chemicals to water * Always have an emergency procedure, and KNOW IT * Have MSDS binder available * Pool tests need to be at least twice a day

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* Workplace * Hazardous * Material * Information Systems


materials

* Implemented to reduce ill health caused by hazardous

* Worker Education on how to handle hazardous chemicals

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Data Sheets)

* MSDS must be provided with every chemical (Material Safety

*Supplier
* Label, MSDS

*Employer *Employee

* Inventory, Label and Educate * Learn info and Know your Rights

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*Always immobilize in the position found unless


complications require a rollover (e.g. no breathing) *Spine boards not used *Immobilize with sandbags or with long and short clamp *Remember LIFE OVER LIMB *Canadian roll or transition roll (Need backup for either)

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