Utah Administrative Code
Health
Title R392 - Disease Control and Prevention, Environmental Services.
Rule R392-302 - Design, Construction and Operation of Public Pools.
R392-302-11 - Diving Areas.

Universal Citation: UT Admin Code R 392-302-11

(1) Where diving is permitted, the diving area design, equipment placement, and clearances must meet the minimum standards established by the USA Diving Rules and Regulations 2004, Appendix B, which are incorporated by reference.

(2) Where diving from a height of less than 3.28 feet, 1 meter, from normal water level is permitted, the diving bowl shall meet the minimum depths outlined in Section 6, Figure 1 and Table 2 of ANSI/NSPI-1, 2003, which is adopted by reference, for type VI, VII and VIII pools according to the height of the diving board above the normal water level. ANSI/NSPI pool type VI is a maximum of 26 inches, 2/3 meter, above the normal water level; type VII is a maximum of 30 inches, 3/4 meter, above the normal water level; and type VIII is a maximum of 39.37 inches, 1 meter, above the normal water level.

(3) The use of a starting platform is restricted to competitive swimming events or supervised training for competitive swimming events.

(a) If starting platforms are used for competitive swimming or training, the water depth shall be at least four feet.

(b) The operator shall either remove the starting platforms or secure them with a lockable cone-type platform safety cover when not in competitive use.

(4) Areas of a pool where diving is not permitted must have "NO DIVING" or the international no diving icon, or both provided in block letters at least four inches, 10.16 centimeters, in height, as required in R392-302-39(3)(a), in a contrasting color on the deck, located on the horizontal surface of the deck or coping as close to the water's edge as practical.

(a) Where the "NO DIVING" warnings are used, the spacing between each warning may be no greater than 25 feet, 7.62 centimeters.

(b) Where the icon alone is used on the deck as required, the operator shall also post at least one "NO DIVING" sign in plain view within the enclosure. Letters shall be at least four inches, 10.16 centimeters, in height with a stroke width of at least one-half inch.

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