Policies & Management

shower next to pool with sign informing swimmers that they must shower before entering pool

Public aquatic venue managers are responsible for taking the necessary steps to prevent pool-related health and safety problems at their facilities. Studies have shown that pools with operators who have successfully completed formal training have better water quality than pools without trained operators, and better water quality leads to better health for swimmers. The following pages provide suggested policies for addressing bodily fluid contaminations and recommended pool operator training courses.

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Page last reviewed: July 20, 2016