ATCP 76.29(3)(e) (e) Lengthy exposure may be hazardous to your health and may result in nausea, dizziness or fainting.
ATCP 76.29(3)(f) (f) Minors under the age of 6 are not permitted in the whirlpool.
ATCP 76.29(4) (4)Vortex pool and current pools. For vortex pool and current pools, the signage required in sub. (1) shall also be conspicuously posted in the vortex pool and current pool area and include “Artificial Current; Strong Swimmers Only." in 4 inch or larger letters.
ATCP 76.29(5) (5)Cold soak pools. For cold soak pools, the signage required under sub. (1) shall also be conspicuously posted in the cold soak area and include a sign that states the water temperature in Fahrenheit in at least 4 inch high letters.
ATCP 76.29(6) (6)Interactive play attractions. Signage shall be conspicuously posted on the periphery of the interactive play water attraction and shall clearly state all of the following in at least 1 inch letters:
ATCP 76.29(6)(a) (a) Do not enter the interactive play attraction if you have a communicable disease or an open cut.
ATCP 76.29(6)(b) (b) Do not bring food, drink, gum, tobacco, glass, or street shoes into the interactive play attraction.
ATCP 76.29(6)(c) (c) Do not bring animals into the interactive play attraction area.
ATCP 76.29(6)(d) (d) Recreational wheel-based methods of transportation are prohibited.
ATCP 76.29(6)(e) (e) Diaper changing is permitted in designated areas only, and not allowed on splash area.
ATCP 76.29 History History: CR 06-086: cr. Register August 2007 No. 620, eff. 2-1-08; CR 09-115: am. (3) (f) Register May 2010 No. 653, eff. 6-1-10; correction in (1) (b) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register January 2012 No. 673; renum. from DHS 172.29 Register June 2016 No. 726; correction in (1) (d) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register June 2016 No. 726; correction in (1) (c) made under s. 35.17, Stats., Register June 2016 No. 726.
ATCP 76.30 ATCP 76.30Pool closing criteria. Any of the following conditions or situations shall constitute sufficient reason for the operator or responsible supervisor to close a pool or for the department or its agent under s. ATCP 76.07 (3) to order that the pool be closed:
ATCP 76.30(1) (1) The presence of a hazardous substance or object in the pool or the existence of any condition creating an immediate danger to health or safety, including fecal accident events.
ATCP 76.30(2) (2) Failure to comply with the water quality requirements in s. ATCP 76.16.
ATCP 76.30(3) (3) Failure to comply with the disinfectant residual levels established in s. ATCP 76.14, or pH values that are less than 6.8 or equal to or greater than 8.0.
ATCP 76.30(4) (4) A nonoperational circulation pump, filter, or disinfectant feeder.
ATCP 76.30(5) (5) Failure to comply with the number of lifeguards or attendants required in s. ATCP 76.23.
ATCP 76.30(6) (6) Absence or non-availability of a responsible supervisor.
ATCP 76.30 History History: CR 06-086: cr. Register August 2007 No. 620, eff. 2-1-08; renum. from DHS 172.30 Register June 2016 No. 726; correction in (intro.), (2), (3), (5) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register June 2016 No. 726; correction in (4) made under s. 35.17, Stats., Register June 2016 No. 726.
ATCP 76.31 ATCP 76.31Fecal accident response.
ATCP 76.31(1)(1) In responding to a fecal accident, the operator shall consider guidelines for fecal accidents in pools used for swimming published by the federal centers for disease control and prevention.
ATCP 76.31 Note Note: Centers for Disease Control guidelines for responding to fecal accidents and blood and vomit spills my be viewed at: http://www.cdc.gov/healthyswimming/fecalacc.htm.
ATCP 76.31(2) (2) The operator shall document each fecal contamination as follows:
ATCP 76.31(2)(a) (a) The date and time of the event and the free available chlorine and pH level at the time of the event and after the event, before reopening the pool to the public.
ATCP 76.31(2)(b) (b) Whether the stool is formed or loose.
ATCP 76.31(2)(c) (c) The procedures followed in responding to the fecal contamination.
ATCP 76.31(2)(d) (d) The number of patrons in the pool and the length of time between the occurrence, detection, and resolution of the incident.
ATCP 76.31 History History: CR 06-086: cr. Register August 2007 No. 620, eff. 2-1-08; renum. from DHS 172.31 Register June 2016 No. 726; correction in (2) made under s. 35.17, Stats., Register June 2016 No. 726.
ATCP 76.32 ATCP 76.32Monthly reports and records.
ATCP 76.32(1)(1)Operating reports. The pool operator or responsible supervisor shall complete monthly reports of daily pool operation on forms provided by the department or agent. The monthly reports shall be submitted, as requested, to the appropriate regional office of the department or to the agent as appropriate no later than the tenth day of the following month.
ATCP 76.32 Note Note: To obtain copies of the form for monthly reporting of daily public pool operations, or to determine which agent to contact to obtain copies, contact the Bureau of Food and Recreational Businesses at (608) 224-4682 or PO Box 8911, Madison, Wisconsin 53708-8911.
ATCP 76.32(2) (2)Death, injury, or illness reports. The operator shall report incidents resulting in death, or serious injury or illness that requires assistance from emergency medical personnel, by the end of the next working day following the incident by phone or fax to the department or agent.
ATCP 76.32 Note Note: Report deaths, injuries, or illnesses to the Bureau of Food and Recreational Businesses by calling (608) 224-4682 or faxing to (608) 224-4710.
ATCP 76.32(3) (3)Files.
ATCP 76.32(3)(a)(a) The operator shall maintain on the premises a file containing a copy of each of the following:
ATCP 76.32(3)(a)1. 1. The monthly operating reports required under sub. (1).
ATCP 76.32(3)(a)2. 2. Each laboratory bacteriological report.
ATCP 76.32(3)(a)3. 3. Each fecal accident report made under s. ATCP 76.31.
ATCP 76.32(3)(a)4. 4. In addition to the reports listed under subds. 1., 2., and 3. any other report submitted to the department or agent for the preceding 2 year period.
ATCP 76.32(3)(a)5. 5. A copy of the most current version of this chapter.
ATCP 76.32(3)(a)6. 6. Pool construction plans.
ATCP 76.32(3)(a)7. 7. The manufacturer's pump performance curve, manual of instruction on filter operation, recommendations for operation and maintenance of all equipment, and instructions and other pertinent information on pool operation and maintenance.
ATCP 76.32(3)(a)8. 8. The most recent Federal centers for disease control recommendations for fecal accidents or other plan in response to fecal accidents.
ATCP 76.32(3)(a)9. 9. Daily inspections and operational tests as specified in s. ATCP 76.37.
ATCP 76.32(3)(b) (b) All records shall be kept at least 7 years, except that monthly reports, fecal accident reports, daily inspection results, and operational tests shall be kept for at least 2 years.
ATCP 76.32(3)(c) (c) All of the documents under par. (a) shall be accessible to the operator and the department or agent.
ATCP 76.32 History History: CR 06-086: cr. Register August 2007 No. 620, eff. 2-1-08; renum. from DHS 172.32 Register June 2016 No. 726; correction in (3) (a) 3., 5., 9. made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register June 2016 No. 726.
ATCP 76.33 ATCP 76.33Facility maintenance, repair and sanitation.
ATCP 76.33(1)(1)Pool area.
ATCP 76.33(1)(a)(a) General. Each pool shall be routinely brushed or vacuumed to keep the basin and surrounding appurtenances free of sediment, lint, hair, debris, algae and slime growth and discoloration. Cracks or other defects shall be repaired and the pool interior shall be refinished as necessary to maintain it in a cleanable condition. The pool and water area shall be maintained in a clean and sanitary condition. Glass and shatterable plastic items shall be prohibited in the pool area.
ATCP 76.33(1)(b) (b) Deck maintenance and cleaning. Pool areas and appurtenances, including safety pads, shall be maintained in good repair and shall be rinsed daily to prevent microbial growth. Indoor pool decks shall be disinfected at least weekly. Depth markings along the edge of the pool shall be maintained to be clearly visible and readable. The deck shall be kept unobstructed except for easily portable furniture and equipment.
ATCP 76.33(1)(c) (c) Walls, ceilings and floors. The walls, ceilings and floors in the pool area shall be maintained in a clean and sanitary condition.
ATCP 76.33(1)(d) (d) Hosing. Hosing shall be provided in adequate lengths to flush the entire pool deck. All hose bibbs shall be protected against backsiphonage by the proper installation of an approved backflow prevention device as required under s. SPS 390.16 (4).
ATCP 76.33(1)(e) (e) Equipment. Pool equipment, including equipment on the deck, shall be properly located and installed and maintained and repaired as necessary.
ATCP 76.33(1)(f) (f) Spectator areas. The spectator area shall be maintained in a clean condition. Spectator areas with tables, chairs and other obstructions may not block the deck.
ATCP 76.33(1)(g) (g) Drinking fountain. Each drinking fountain required under s. SPS 390.19 shall be maintained in clean and sanitary condition.
ATCP 76.33(2) (2)Shower, toilet and dressing facilities.
ATCP 76.33(2)(a)(a) The walls, partitions and floors of showers, toilet rooms and dressing areas shall be maintained in good repair and shall be cleaned and disinfected daily and more often if necessary to provide clean and sanitary conditions.
ATCP 76.33 Note Note: See s. SPS 390.19 for additional information.
ATCP 76.33(2)(b) (b) Showers shall be maintained in an operable condition and each shower shall provide 3 to 5 gallons of water per minute.
ATCP 76.33(2)(c) (c) Toilet room fixtures and diaper changing stations shall be kept clean and maintained in good repair.
ATCP 76.33(2)(d) (d) Lockers and furniture shall be cleaned as needed and maintained in good repair.
ATCP 76.33(2)(e) (e) Soap shall be continually provided at each hand washing sink and shower in permanently installed dispensing devices. The dispensers shall be maintained in operating condition.
ATCP 76.33(2)(f) (f) Individual towels in dispensers or hot air dryers shall be provided at hand washing sinks.
ATCP 76.33(2)(g) (g) A continuous supply of toilet tissue shall be provided in permanently installed dispensing devices.
ATCP 76.33(2)(h) (h) If bathing suits or towels or caps are furnished to patrons, they shall be thoroughly laundered with detergent and machine dried after each use. Clean suits, towels and caps shall be stored separately from unlaundered articles.
ATCP 76.33(2)(i) (i) Hose bibbs shall be conveniently located to adequately rinse and sanitize floors in shower, dressing, and toilet facilities.
ATCP 76.33(3) (3)Garbage and refuse. All garbage and refuse shall be stored in metal or rigid plastic containers having tight–fitting lids. A sufficient number of containers shall be provided for all garbage and refuse generated. Filled containers of garbage or refuse shall be covered and stored in a manner to prevent harborage for rodents, insect attraction and breeding areas, odors, environmental pollution and accidents. The contents of the containers shall be disposed of as needed and in a sanitary manner. All containers shall be kept clean and maintained in good repair.
ATCP 76.33(4) (4)Water heaters, ventilation, electrical.
ATCP 76.33(4)(a)(a) Water heaters and heat exchangers shall be maintained in operating condition.
ATCP 76.33(4)(b) (b) Heating, ventilation, and exhaust equipment shall be maintained and operated to provide air movement as required by chs. SPS 361 to 365 to prevent any excessive condensation and air quality problems in indoor enclosures.
ATCP 76.33(4)(c) (c) Electrical equipment and lighting shall be maintained in good repair and in operating condition.
ATCP 76.33 Note Note: Refer to s. SPS 390.16 for department of safety and professional services installation requirements.
ATCP 76.33 History History: CR 06-086: cr. Register August 2007 No. 620, eff. 2-1-08; CR 09-115: am. (1) (d) and (g) Register May 2010 No. 653, eff. 6-1-10; corrections in (1) (d) and (g), (4) (b) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register January 2012 No. 673; renum. from DHS 172.33 Register June 2016 No. 726.
subch. V of ch. ATCP 76 Subchapter V — Pool, Slide, and Water Attraction Construction and Design
ATCP 76.34 ATCP 76.34Pool design.
ATCP 76.34(1)(1) Any object or material not specifically approved under this chapter or ch. SPS 390 that may cause hazardous conditions or interfere with efficient operation of a pool, pool slide, waterslide, or water attraction, and deck may not be permitted in the pool area.
ATCP 76.34(2) (2) All gates and doors into the pool area shall be maintained and checked for proper operation. Gates and doors shall be locked when the pool is not open to the public or is not in use.
ATCP 76.34(3) (3) All outdoor pool enclosures shall be at least 5 feet high.
ATCP 76.34(4) (4) All pool areas shall be enclosed and have self-closing and latching gates or doors that are lockable.
ATCP 76.34(5) (5) During closed hours, a sign shall be conspicuously posted stating that the pool, pool slide, water slide, or water attraction and deck are closed.
ATCP 76.34 Note Note: See s. SPS 390.18 (4) for additional rules relating to the outdoor pool enclosure.
ATCP 76.34(6) (6) Landscaping planters, pots or other plant containers may not be placed on the required deck area. Landscaping features such as bark, gravel, shrubs, or flowers may be located within the pool enclosure but shall be separated from the pool by an additional 5 feet of impervious area or maintained lawn, or the landscaping features must be installed in a 4 inch depression and the depressed area must be surrounded by a 42 inch high barrier. Landscaped areas within a pool enclosure shall be continually maintained to prevent debris from entering the water. Trees used as landscaping features may not overhang the required deck area. Sand may not be located within a pool enclosure unless the sand area is made inaccessible from the pool area by the location of a security-type barrier that is at least 42 inches high. There may be controlled entrances to the pool area if the entrances are controlled and provided with showers.
ATCP 76.34 History History: CR 06-086: cr. Register August 2007 No. 620, eff. 2-1-08; correction in (1) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register January 2012 No. 673; renum. from DHS 172.34 Register June 2016 No. 726; correction in (6) made under s. 35.17, Stats., Register June 2016 No. 726.
ATCP 76.35 ATCP 76.35Waterslide and pool slide design.
ATCP 76.35(1)(1) All waterslides and pool slides shall be designed and installed as required in s. SPS 390.31.
ATCP 76.35(2) (2) Waterslide and pool slide lubrication shall be in accordance with s. SPS 390.31 (4). Run-out slide flume lubrication systems shall comply with the requirements in s. SPS 390.31 (4) (a).
ATCP 76.35(3) (3) The portion of the pool water surface that is used as a plunge area for a pool slide or waterslide shall be continuously separated from other areas of the pool in a manner approved by the department as long as the slide is in use.
ATCP 76.35 History History: CR 06-086: cr. Register August 2007 No. 620, eff. 2-1-08; CR 09-115: am. (1) and (2) Register May 2010 No. 653, eff. 6-1-10; corrections in (1) and (2) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register January 2012 No. 673; renum. from DHS 172.35 Register June 2016 No. 726.
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Published under s. 35.93, Stats. Updated on the first day of each month. Entire code is always current. The Register date on each page is the date the chapter was last published.