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Proposed Safety Concept for Above Ground Swimming Pools

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Ralph L. Barnett

Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL

Peter J. Poczynok

Triodyne, Inc., Niles, IL

Paper No. DETC2003/SERA-48690, pp. 1055-1061; 7 pages
doi:10.1115/DETC2003/SERA-48690
From:
  • ASME 2003 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference
  • Volume 3d: Safety Engineering and Risk Analysis
  • Chicago, Illinois, USA, September 2–6, 2003
  • Conference Sponsors: Design Engineering Division and Computers and Information in Engineering Division
  • ISBN: 0-7918-3701-7 | eISBN: 0-7918-3698-3
  • Copyright © 2003 by ASME

abstract

The above-ground pool shown in Fig. 1 has been retrofitted with a perimeter safety barrier which consists of a fence, gate, ladder cage, water-side pool ladder, and an anti-grip/anti-foothold system. These safety concepts are combined to address the inadvertent and advertent foibles of bathers and bystanders who range from infants to adults, from uncoordinated to skillful, and from casual to mischievously determined. There are no proprietary devices used in the safety system; all of the concepts are well known and can therefore be applied by anyone skilled in the art. The prototype safety system eliminates every classic danger including diving, jumping, deck-side horseplay and unauthorized access. The system itself introduces new hazards that may be controlled using safeguards that are described in the paper.

Copyright © 2003 by ASME
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