OAR 333-062-0175


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The operator of any public spa pool shall report in writing to the Division any drowning, other death or injury requiring medical treatment occurring on the spa pool’s premises;


Such reports shall be made on forms provided by the Division and shall be submitted within seven days of the occurrence.


Operators or managers shall make visual observation of the spa pool during operating hours. Such visual observation shall be no less than once every two hours.


Lifeguards, pool operators and managers shall enforce the following rules at all public spa pools:


Non-swimmers and children under 14 years of age shall not use the spa pool unless a lifeguard or a responsible adult observer is present;


Bathers shall take a cleansing shower;


No person suffering from a communicable disease transmissible via water or under the influence of an intoxicating liquor or drug shall use the pool;


No person shall take food or drink inside the pool enclosure except in areas specifically designated for such use as described in OAR 333-062-0155 (Food Service);


No person shall bring, throw or carry food, drink, smoking material, trash, debris, or any other foreign substances into the pool;


No person shall run or engage in horseplay in or around a public spa pool;


Persons in street shoes shall not be permitted on the pool deck areas used by the bathers.


The hydrotherapy pump and air blower shall be connected to a maximum 15 minute timer switch located no closer than ten feet from the spa water’s edge.


Recirculation pumps and heater thermostat switches shall be inaccessible to bathers.
Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

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