Stories tagged with: Pool safety

June 10, 2015 - 12:24pm
34 weeks 2 days ago

Local pool operators met with the Zanesville Muskingum County Health Department to discuss keeping pools clean this summer.

Proper pool equipment use and chemicals were topics in the seminar. Making sure public pools are safe and clean is a priority for the Health Department. They check each one monthly to insure that pools maintain standards in place. Registered Sanitarian Adam Dickerson says swimmers can be at risk for infection without the proper standards of cleanliness.


May 20, 2014 - 1:51pm
1 year 37 weeks ago

The temperatures are beginning to heat up which means area pools will soon be opening up.  To make sure you stay safe at public pools this summer, the Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department hosted a meeting with pool operators today at the Muskingum Recreation Center.

"For the operators, we're wanting them to make sure that their lifeguards are being very vigilant, that they have the proper safety equipment in place, and that they're aware of proper procedures for...

May 16, 2013 - 10:04am
2 years 37 weeks ago

Summer season is fast approaching and soon kids and even adults will look for a place to cool off from the heat. For some the pool is just the place.

It's the job of the Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department to inspect area pools during the season to ensure their sanitation and safety. Thursday, they held a meeting to teach those running the facilities the key to keeping their pool open.

"We're going to cover a few of the pool rules and how to handle fecal accidents...

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