The International Swimming Pool and Spa Code (ISPSC) is one of the most important documents ever to come out for the industry and the National Drowning Prevention Alliance (NDPA) is proud to support it. The code contains everything a pool contractor needs to make the pool safe and operate efficiently. Consistent codes and standards for pool and spa construction are important for the health and safety of the public and the ISPSC sets the minimum standard for pool and spa safety by substantially reducing the risk of child drowning through introducing or enhancing requirements for residential pools and spas.
The adoption of the ISPSC can reduce drowning accidents by requiring barriers, compliant design and slopes for entry and exit, work towards the elimination of entrapment incidents once and for all and ensure that pools and spas are built using approved and safe materials. Read the full article here.