Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC) Presentations and Webinars
This page includes currently available MAHC presentations, such as webinars and virtual conferences, organized by date. These are offered to give readers an opportunity to learn more about the MAHC development, process, organization, and progress. To obtain a copy of a MAHC overview PowerPoint presentation to introduce or update current MAHC knowledge with an aquatics or public health group, please contact us at MAHC@cdc.gov.
Title: The Model Aquatic Health Code
Summary: People in the United States make more than 300 million trips to public pools each year, but there is no federal regulatory authority governing the health and safety of swimmers. This 5-minute video briefly explains the background of the Model Aquatic Health Code and why this model guidance is important in addressing the numerous health and safety issues swimmers face every time they enter a public pool.
Watch this 5-minute presentation for FREE on YouTube.
Title: Model Aquatic Health Code Presentation at AD-HOC
Summary: Tracynda Davis, MPH, Director of Environmental Health Programs at the National Swimming Pool Foundation and member of the MAHC Steering Committee, presented at AD-HOC in Lexington, Kentucky on May 9, 2012. AD-HOC is an event for aquatics designers, health officials and contractors to hear presentations by topical experts in pool codes, industry standards, and facility design and operation.
Watch this 35-minute presentation for FREE on YouTube. It is a three-part series:
Title: Model Aquatic Health Code Webinar
Summary: Free webinar on preventing drowning, injuries and the spread of recreational water illnesses through the Model Aquatic Health Code. Hosted by the Network for Public Health Law, the webinar features Lieutenant Commander Jasen Kunz of CDC and Doug Farquhar of the National Conference for State Legislatures on August 16, 2012.
Watch the 1 hour, 10 minute presentation for FREE. You will need to follow the prompts to select a time zone. You may then need to follow the instructions on your screen for a quick, free installation of the presentation program, WebEx, using ActiveX Control or Java.
Title: Model Aquatic Health Code Update
Summary: Doug Sackett, Director of the Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC), presented the latest updates on the MAHC modules at the World Aquatic Health™ Conference in Seattle, on October 14, 2011.
Watch the 45 minute presentation for FREE. You will need to give an email address and create a password to view the seminar. The subscription fee has been waived courtesy of the National Swimming Pool Foundation. You will need to have the latest version of Adobe FlashPlayer downloaded on your computer to view the online video.
Aquatics International Webinar Series
Title: The Model Aquatic Health Code: Cracking the Code (November 2010)
Summary: Seven exclusive and free sessions focused on explaining the Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC). (These webinars are no longer available.)
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