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Above Ground Pool Equipment Safety

Above Ground Pool Safety Summertime Pt 1

Above Ground Pool Equipment Safety


  • To Insure your safety we urge you to install around the pool an additional four (4) foot tall (aboveground level) fence, wall or enclosure that is made of durable material.
  • All gates and entries must be self-closing and self-latching and equipped with hardware for permanent locking.
  • All latches must be installed four (4) feet above the ground surface and make inaccessible to toddlers from outside. If a building is part of the barrier, all doors, windows and patio gates that could provide access to the pool must be self-closing, self-latching. With permanent locks so that your pool cannot be entered by toddlers.
  • Check all local and state building codes to insure your installation complies with all requirements.

Above Ground Pool Equipment Safety

  • If you cover your pool with a winter cover  be sure the product meets the CPSC Standard ES13.
  • The pool cover must be equipped with a positive tamper-proof locking retainer cable that positions.
  • The edge of the cover around the side of the pool wall and retains it securely in place.
  • Never allow anyone, especially small children, to walk or play on pool cover. Serious injury or drowning could result.


  • Never contact or service electrical equipment, including your filter, when your body and/or the ground is wet. Electrocution or permanent injury due to high voltage (120V AC) could result.
  • To avoid electrocution hazard, never use an electrical power source for any electrical equipment or your filter unless it is protected by a Class A (5 Miliampere Trip) Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (GFCI) in accordance with the National Electrical Code Section 680.

Above Ground Pool Equipment Safety

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