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(1) A telephone with an attached handset shall be affixed to the wall near the new or existing pool, spa, or other water feature for the purpose of contacting emergency medical services except splash decks.

(2) Emergency supplies required in ARM 37.115.1507 must be located in a place where the person making a call for emergency medical services can conveniently render assistance after making the call or while on the telephone with emergency services.

(3) Instructions regarding emergency calls shall be prominently posted next to the telephone or near an entryway of a splash deck and must include the following:

(a) how to notify the appropriate EMS personnel. For example, the sign should:

(i) list the numbers needed to contact EMS personnel, such as 911; or

(ii) if an outside line is required, such as needing to dial "9" or "8" before dialing 911; or

(iii) in a location without 911 services, the direct emergency line to EMS must be provided;

(b) the name and telephone number for the management of the facility;

(c) the name, location, and address of the facility in which the pool, spa, or other water feature is located;

(d) directions on how to find the facility and on how to find the location of the telephone from which the call is being made; and

(e) the location of first aid and life saving equipment.

(4) If a phone is not provided at the splash deck, then there must be a sign posted at the entry stating "No Public Phone Available".

History: 50-53-103, MCA; IMP, 50-53-101, 50-53-102, 50-53-103, 50-53-104, 50-53-106, 50-53-107, MCA; NEW, 2010 MAR p. 1197, Eff. 1/15/10; AMD, 2011 MAR p. 2657, Eff. 12/9/11.

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