TITLE

Violations Identified from Routine Swimming Pool Inspections -- Selected States and Counties, United States, 2008

PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;5/21/2010, Vol. 59 Issue 19, p582
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the violations identified from routine swimming pool inspections. It states that pools are inspected to ensure proper operations as well as to minimize the risk for recreational water illness (RWI) including gastroenteritis. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) inspects compliance based on jurisdictional criteria. According to the article, 12.1% of inspections made showed violations such as unapproved water test kit used, no valid pool license and lack of operator training documentation.
ACCESSION #
51310407

 

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