Chapter 6: Play Areas/Playgrounds and Transportation
6.3 Water Play Areas (Pools, Etc.)
6.3.2 Pool Equipment
188.8.131.52: Pool Equipment and Chemical Storage Rooms
Pool equipment and chemical storage rooms should be locked, ventilated, and used only for pool equipment and pool chemicals.
RATIONALEPool chemicals are kept in concentrated forms that are hazardous to children. Access to these hazards must be carefully controlled (1).
TYPE OF FACILITYCenter, Large Family Child Care Home
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response. 2001. Chemical safety alert: Safe storage and handling of swimming pool chemicals. https://www.epa.gov/rmp/chemical-safety-alert-safe-storage-and-handling-swimming-pool-chemicals.