The US National Swimming Pool Foundation (NSPF) has launched the 2011 edition of its Pool & Spa Operator Handbook.

Handbook NSPF
Available in both Spanish and English and in US and metric units, the handbook offers updated information on the Pool & Spa Safety (P&SS) Act, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) regulations, the Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC) overview, and a list of all regulations.

The handbook is seen as a fundamental training and reference manual for all professionals who help protect those people using aquatic venues. It is also a key teaching tool used by NSPF instructors when they conduct the Certified Pool/Spa Operator certification training.

Comments NSPF CEO Tom Lachocki, “The Appendix has the most up-to-date information on key topics and regulations; we included the P&SS Act information to continue to educate professionals who can help to prevent entrapment.”

Copies of the Pool & Spa Operator Handbook are available from the NSPF website,, at $59.95 for the English version and $69.95 for the Spanish version.

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