State Codes

Oklahoma Pool Code

Code: Oklahoma OAC Chapter 320
Effective Date:December 31, 1991
Governing Body:Oklahoma Department of Health
Notes: The Oklahoma OAC Chapter 320 outlines rules and precautions for patrons which are incorporated in the Oklahoma Pool Rules sign. Oklahoma’s No Lifeguard sign is unique to the state. This state requires a 16 foot rescue pole (as opposed to a 12 foot).

Required Pool Safety Equipment For Oklahoma

Extra Hair & Lint StrainerYes Shop
Rescue PoleYes16' RequiredShop
Shepherds CrookYes Shop
Ring BuoysYesTwo 18" Life Ring Buoys RequiredShop
Throw LineYes30' throw line required.Shop
Depth MarkersYesAt maximum and minimum points, at points of break between deep and shallow portions, and at intermediate 1 ft. increments of depth n the shallow end up to breakpoint, and at 2 ft. increments of depth from breakpoint to deep end wall, spaced not more than 25 ft. intervals ,and at 2 ft. increments of depth with minimum of 3 markers per pool throughout length of nondiving pools with uniform bottom slope. NUMERALS Shop
Rope & Float LineYesBetween shallow and deep portions with colored floats spread on 5 ft. centers. 3/4 in. minimum diameterShop
SpineboardYesIf pool at least 30 feet horizontal.Shop
First Aid KitYes Shop

Lifeguard/No Lifeguard

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