ASTM International - ASTM F2208-02
Standard Specification for Pool Alarms
|Publication Date:||10 September 2002|
|ICS Code (Alarm and warning systems):||13.320|
|ICS Code (Sports facilities):||97.220.10|
1.1 This standard is intended to provide performance requirements for pool alarms for residential swimming pools and spas.
1.2 This standard is intended to describe devices intended to improve personal safety and reduce injuries or deaths.
1.3 This standard covers devices that provide for rapid and automatic detection and alarm in cases of unintentional, unsupervised or accidental entry of a child one year of age or older into the water of swimming pools or spas.
1.4 This standard is not intended to replace other standard safety requirements that should be in place, that is, adult supervision, fences, gates, locks, and so forth.
1.5 This standard covers four different types of alarms.
1.6 The detection criteria for this standard is for a child one year of age and older.