2021 Pool & Spa Conferences
The Pool Conference is brought to you by WSEHA and the Washington State Department of Health.
Hope you can make it!
Due to staffing and continued COVID-19 response, the 2021 Pool and Spa Conference has been cancelled.
We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your understanding.
CONFERENCE DATES & LOCATIONS [CANCELLED]
9:30 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. (Registration 8:30 - 9:30)
WHEN: March 26, 2020
WHERE: South Puget Sound Community College
4220 6th Ave SE
Lacey, WA 98503
WHEN: April 20, 2020
WHERE: Benton Franklin Health District
7102 W Okanogan Pl
Kennewick, WA 99336
$25 - WSEHA member
$35 - non-WSEHA member
Materials will not be printed for registrants. Registrants are welcome to print materials themselves.
*Please bring a test kit and towel to get the most out of the hands-on portion. Small groups may share test kits.*
Up to three registrants can be entered on the same registration. See form for specifics.
SESSION CONTENT Timed Agenda
Unit 1: Pool Equipment Basics
Basics on typical pool equipment
Which equipment is required at all pools
General flow of water through the system
The correct sequence of equipment
Unit 2: Chemicals
Free chlorine, combined chlorine, total chlorine
What are they?
What do they do?
Why are they important?
Chemical sensors (ORP and pH meters)
Unit 3: Inspection
How to use and fill out the inspection form
What inspectors and operators need to know to stay safe
What tools and equipment are needed for conducting inspections
Unit 4: Test kit
How test kits work
How test kits should be used
False readings and interferences
How test kits should be stored and handled
Hands-on practice with test kits
Unit 5: Troubleshooting
What to look for during routine inspections
Common violations, their potential causes, and how to correct them
When DOH needs to be notified
Unit 6: Injury/Death Reporting Form
Introducing the new report form
How to fill out the form
HANDOUTS & PRESENTATIONS
*highly recommended that attendees bring this document
Learn from the best! The instructors are from Washington State Department of Health's Water Recreation Program and provides their insight in order to provide a safe and healthy swimming environment for the public.
These courses will be appropriate for any pool operator/owner or inspector. The information covered will include information on how pools work, common mistakes, and how to meet the requirements of pool operation.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Keep your swimmers, facilities, and equipment safe.
Both new and seasoned regulators are encouraged to attend. These conferences will help you better understand what you're inspecting and how to inspect more thoroughly and consistently.
CEUs will be available.