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
3.1 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
4.3 Use of the standard will eliminate
double standards for the health & safety of ANSI-NSPI members.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.