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VOSI - Public Health Standard V50.7

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VOSI  Public Health  Standard V50.7

STANDARD FOR WATER COMFORT AND HEALTH SCALE

1. SCOPE

1.1 To establish recommendations and guidelines for both air temp and water temperatures under various conditions of use specified in V50.7 Standard for Water Comfort and Health Scale as summarized in the v50.7 Research Report.

1.2 To have VOSI V50.7 provide the standard temperatures for pools & spas incorporated in the ANSI-NSPI recommended temperatures for public and residential pools and spas.

2. REFERENCED DOCUMENTS

2.1 ANSI/NSPI-1 2003, American National Standard for Public Swimming Pools 

2.2 ANSI/NSPI-2 1999, American National Standard for Public Spas 

2.3 ANSI/NSPI-3 1999, American National Standard for Permanently Installed Residential Spas 

2.4 ANSI/NSPI-4 1999, American National Standard for Aboveground/Onground Residential Swimming Pools 

2.5 ANSI/NSPI-5 2003, American National Standard for Residential Inground Swimming Pools

3. TERMINOLOGY

3.1 Approximate Burn Time - based on the water temperature and duration of exposure, the time it will take to scald (wet burn). A water scald (wet burn), can be more severe than other types of scald burns.

4. SIGNIFICANCE & USE

4.1 All ANSI-NSPI members must utilize the ANSI-NSPI temperatures for public and residential pools and spas guidelines as a minimum requirement. 

4.2 All ANSI-NSPI members should reference any VOSI public health standard which is in agreement with any ANSI-NSPI guideline.

4.3 Use of the standard will eliminate double standards for the health & safety of ANSI-NSPI members. 

5. KEYWORDS

5.1 Public Swimming Pools,  Public Spas, Residential Swimming Pools, Residential Spas, ANSI-NSPI guidelines

This Standard is under the jurisdiction of VOSI committee V50.7 on "Public Health". Copies are available from the VOSI webmaster at webmaster@voicesofsafety.com.

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