What's in the New PHTA/ICC-2 Standard

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Presenter: Dennis Berkshire, President, Aquatic Design Group



The PHTA/ICC-2 Standard for Public Pool and Spa Operations and Maintenance has just completed an extensive update. During this session, we’ll review the changes made within the standard, how the standard can be utilized in your facility, and discuss questions with PHTA-2 Standard Writing Committee Chair Dennis Berkshire.


Learning Objectives

  • Examine the revisions made within the PHTA/ICC-2 Standard
  • Discuss how to implement these changes within your facility
  • Examine how PHTA/ICC-2 fits within industry standards and is a feeder for the International Swimming Pool and Spa Code
  • Discuss how this standard compares and differs from other industry standards and codes, such as the MAHC
  • Learn how you can provide input and help shape ANSI/PHTA standards


Presenter Bio

Dennis Berkshire

Dennis Berkshire has over 40 years of experience in the aquatics industry, with national field experience in swimming pool design, construction, operation, and training. Dennis chaired the Operator Training Module for the Model Aquatic Health Code and is working with the National Sanitation Foundation as a member of the Joint Committee on Recreational Water Facilities Standard 50. As an instructor for the Certified Pool Operator course and the Aquatic Facility Operator course, he has trained over 1,000 swimming pool and aquatic facility operators. In addition, Dennis was named as one of “Power 25” by Aquatics International Magazine for his efforts in shaping the Model Aquatic Health Code. Dennis is a chairman of the PHTA commercial council.


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