An entrapment occurs when a person or an object attached to a person is sucked onto a pool or spa drain and becomes stuck by the drain’s force. There are 5 types of entrapment:
If a drain cover becomes loose or falls off, shut down the pool or spa immediately. No one should enter the pool or spa area until it is repaired by a licensed maintenance professional. Install an emergency pump shutoff system and anti-entrapment drain covers on your pool systems.
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