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The public swimming pool rules require each pool operator to report any death, serious injury, or complaint of illness attributed by a bather to use of a public swimming pool to the Health Department within two working days of the incident or complaint. The following information is required to be submitted.
Name and telephone number or address of the person injured or making a complaint
Date of the incident or onset of illness
Description of the type of injury or complaint
Name and phone number of the person rendering assistance or first aid
Name of any known hospital, rescue squad or physician providing medical assistance
Name and phone numbers of available witnesses to the incident.
To assist in reporting accidents and injuries, we have created a form which you can print and use:
Accident Reporting Form
Reports may be called in to the Department at 980-314-1641 or faxed to 704-336-5306
Failure to report accidents as required may result in suspension or revocation of the pool operating permit.