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Life Saving Devices - 3701-31-05 (F) and 3701-31-05 (H)
The licensee shall provide at least one non-telescopic reach pole 12 ft long with a shepherd's crook for the pool. (F)
For pools without lifeguards, the licensee shall provide a United States coast guard approved Type IV personal flotation device (ring buoy, or equivalent throwing device) with one-quarter inch diameter line not less than 30 ft or more than 60 ft in length. (F)
Safety equipment shall be readily visible from the pool and be easily accessible. (F)
All public pools shall have at least one back or spine board. Complexes of pools that are enclosed within a common perimeter fence or barrier may share a back or spine board. (H)
First Aid Kits - 3701-31-05 (G)
The licensee shall provide first aid equipment, including a first aid kit, in an accessible location.
The first aid kit shall include at least unused disposable gloves and a sufficient supply of materials to stop bleeding and to clean or cover minor cuts and abrasions.
Telephones - 3701-31-05 (I)
A telephone under the control of the licensee shall be available within five hundred feet of each public swimming pool, public spa, and special use pool with a posted list of emergency numbers.
The licensee shall ensure that the telephone is available for emergency use at all times the pool or spa is open for use.
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