A Spa should never be over 104 Degrees Fahrenheit.
Never use a spa or pool with a damaged or missing drain cover. A damaged or
missing drain cover can allow someone's hair, shorts, or the like to be sucked
into the drain, trapping the individual under water.
To help prevent drain cover issues, ensure that your spa has at least 2
drains. This helps reduce the suction from a single blocked drain.
When the spa is not in use, a secure cover is essential that is unable to be
opened by children.
Plainly mark the location of the electrical cut-off switch for the pool or
If someone is entrapped against a drain, cut off the pump immediately.
Instead of trying to pull the person away from the powerful suction, pry a hand
between the drain and the person's body to break the seal.
Many of these tips are from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. The
tips provided here are to help keep you safe. They are not to be used as a
substitute for professional advice, common sense, or instructions from your
product's manual. Please use this information at your own risk.