Nev. Admin. Code § 444.266 - Lifesaving equipment

1. Not less than one unit of lifesaving equipment must be provided at every public bathing or swimming facility or natural bathing place. One unit of lifesaving equipment consists of:
(a) A rescue tube or a ring buoy with a minimum outside diameter of 20 inches (50 centimeters) to which there must be attached a length of 1/4-inch (0.6 -centimeter) rope, not less than 1 1/2 times the maximum width of the pool or swimming area; and
(b) A life pole or shepherd's crook type of pole with minimum handle length of 12 feet (3.7 meters).
2. One unit is presumed to be adequate for 2,000 square feet (185.8 square meters) of pool or swimming area, and one additional unit must be provided for each additional 2,000 square feet (185.8 square meters), or major fraction thereof of pool or swimming area.
3. Lifesaving equipment must be mounted in conspicuous places, distributed around the edge of the pool or swimming area, at lifeguard chairs or elsewhere, ready for use, its function plainly marked and kept in repair and ready condition. Bathers or others must not be permitted to tamper with lifesaving equipment, use it for any purpose other than its intended use or remove it from its established location.
4. Every public bathing or swimming facility and natural bathing place must be equipped with:
(a) A standard first-aid kit, filled, ready for use and readily accessible for emergency use; and
(b) Two or more blankets reserved for emergency use.


Nev. Admin. Code § 444.266
Bd. of Health, Public Bathing Places Reg. Art. 37, eff. 5-21-74-NAC A 11-1-88

NRS 439.200, 444.070

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