Format: Audio - Compact Disc or MP3 Download
Presenter: Steve Barnes
The VGB Drain Cover Standard has been revised, giving the CPSC and States significant new inspection and enforcement powers designed to prevent the tragic and hidden hazard of suction entrapment. The good news, the VGB Act has a 100% success rate, when it is followed, however far too many have never been updated, OR they weren’t updated correctly.? This presentation by the Chairman of the VGB Standard will focus on the Why, How, Where, and When to demonstrate full compliance.? This presentation is appropriate for all pool professionals, facility operators, building and health inspectors who address suction safety.?
1. Identify the five forms of suction entrapment, providing attendees the technical foundation to understand,?
design, install,?repair, update, inspect, and document full VGB compliance.?
2. Discover how drain covers are tested and certified in this multi-media presentation highlighting the?
differences between?body and hair entrapment hazards, sump depth, and unblockable vs. blockable drains.??
3. Learn the keys to VGB compliance; actual flow rate, cover/grate attachment, minimum sump depth?
(when it does and?does?NOT apply), and useful service life.?
4. Perform hypothetical inspections using the CPSC’s Official Report Form. ????