05. Important Safety Instructions - Arctic Spas
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Important Safety Instructions:””READ AND FOLLOW ALL INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY When installing and using this electrical equipment, basic safety precautions should always be followed, including:
1) WARNING: To reduce the risk of injury, do not permit children to use this product unless they Bare closely supervised at all times.
2) WARNING: A grounding wire connector is provided on this unit to connect a minimum No. 8 AWG solid copper conductor (USA) No. 6 AWG stranded (Canada) 8.4mm (Europe) between this unit and any metal equipment, metal enclosures of electrical equipment, metal water pipe, or conduit within 5 feet (1.5 m) of the unit.
3) DANGER: Risk of Accidental Drowning. Extreme caution must be exercised to prevent unauthorized access by children. To avoid accidents, ensure that children cannot use this hot tub unless they are supervised at all times. Use the hot tub straps, cover safety and clip tie downs to secure the cover when not in use. This will help to discourage unsupervised children from entering the hot tub. There is no representation that the cover, clip tie downs, or actual locks will prevent access to the hot tub.
4) DANGER: Risk of Injury. The suction fittings in this hot tub are sized to match the specific water flow created by the pump. Should the need arise to replace the suction fittings or the pump, be sure that the flow rates are compatible. Never operate the hot tub if the suction fittings are broken or missing. Consult your local dealer for assistance in choosing an appropriate
replacement suction fitting.””WARNING: Do not use drugs or alcohol before or during the use of a hot tub to avoid unconsciousness and possible drowning.
AVERTISSEMENT: Pour éviter l’évanouissement et la noyade éventuelle, ne prendre ni drogue ni alcool avant d’utiliser une cuve de relaxation ni quand on s’y trouve.
WARNING: Pregnant or possibly pregnant women should consult a physician before using a hot tub. AVERTISSEMENT: Les femmes enceintes, que leur grossesse soit confirmée ou non, devraient consulter un médecin avant d’utiliser la cuve de relaxation.
WARNING: Water temperature in excess of 100oF (38oC) may be injurious to your health. AVERTISSEMENT: Il peut être dangereux pour la santé de se plonger dans de l’eau a plus de 100oF (38°C).
WARNING: Before entering the hot tub, measure the water temperature with an accurate thermometer. AVERTISSEMENT: Avant d’utiliser une cuve de relaxation mesurer la température de l’eau à l’aide d’un ther momètre précis.
WARNING: Do not use a hot tub immediately following strenuous exercise.
AVERTISSEMENT: Ne pas utiliser une cuve de relaxation immédiatement après un exercice fatigant.””MPORTANT!
This manual was
written to ensure the proper use and installation of any Arctic Spa. Any modifications to the procedures outlined may result in your warranty being voided. Please read this manual to avoid any unnecessary damage to your spa and equipment.”””
“d) Persons suffering from obesity or a medical history of heart disease, low or high blood pressure, circulatory system problems, or diabetes should consult a physician before using a hot tub.
e) Persons using medication should consult a physician before using a hot tub since some medication may induce drowsiness, while other medication may affect heart rate, blood pressure, and circulation.
9) WARNING: A bonding lug bar is provided on the side of your spa pack to accommodate grounding of entire spa. To reduce the risk of electric shock, connect the local common bonding grid in the area of the hot tub to these terminals with an insulated or bare copper conductor not smaller than No. 8 AWG solid (US) No. 6 AWG stranded (Canada) 8.4 mm (Europe).
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WARNING: Children should not use hot tubs without adult supervision. AVERTISSEMENT: Ne pas laisser les enfants utiliser une cuve de relaxation sans surveillance.
WARNING: Do not use hot tubs unless all suction guards are installed to prevent body and hair entrapment.
AVERTISSEMENT: Pour eviter que les cheveux ou une partie du corps Puissent étre aspires, ne pas utiliser une cuve de relaxation si esgrilles de prise d’aspiration ne sont pas toutes en place.
WARNING: People with infectious diseases should not use a hot tub. AVERTISSEMENT: Les personnes atteintes de maladies infectieuses ne devraient pas utiliser une cuve de relaxation.
WARNING: To avoid injury, exercise care when entering or exiting the hot tub.
AVERTISSEMENT: Pour éviter des blessures, user de prudent en entrant dans une de cuve de relaxation et en sortant.
“”WARNING: Do not use drugs or alcohol before or during the use of a hot tub to avoid unconsciousness and possible drowning.
AVERTISSEMENT: Pour éviter l’évanouissement et la noyade éventuelle, ne prendre ni drogue ni alcool avant d’utiliser une cuve de relaxation ni quand on s’y trouve.
WARNING: Pregnant or possibly pregnant women should consult a physician before using a hot tub. AVERTISSEMENT: Les femmes enceintes, que leur grossesse soit confirmée ou non, devraient consulter un médecin avant d’utiliser la cuve de relaxation.
WARNING: Water temperature in excess of 100oF (38oC) may be injurious to your health. AVERTISSEMENT: Il peut être dangereux pour la santé de se plonger dans de l’eau a plus de 100oF (38°C).
WARNING: Before entering the hot tub, measure the water temperature with an accurate thermometer. AVERTISSEMENT: Avant d’utiliser une cuve de relaxation mesurer la température de l’eau à l’aide d’un ther momètre précis.
WARNING: Do not use a hot tub immediately following strenuous exercise.
AVERTISSEMENT: Ne pas utiliser une cuve de relaxation immédiatement après un exercice fatigant.
WARNING: Prolonged immersion in a hot tub may be injurious to your health.
AVERTISSEMENT: L’utilisation prolongée d’une cuve de relaxation peut être dangereuse pour la santé.
WARNING: Do not permit electric appliances (such as light, telephone, radio, television, etc.) within 5 feet (1.5m) of this hot tub.
AVERTISSEMENT: Ne pas placer d’appareil éléctrique (luminaire, téléphone, radio, téléviseur, etc.) à moins de 5 feet (1.5m) de cett cuve de relaxation.
CAUTION: Maintain water chemistry in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions.
ATTENTION: La teneur de l’eau en matières dissoutes doit être conformé aux directives du fabricant.
WARNING: The use of alcohol or drugs can greatly increase the risk of fatal hyperthermia in hot tubs.
AVERTISSEMENT: La consommation d’alcool ou de drogue augmente considérablement les risques d’hyperthermie mortelle dans une cuve de relaxation.
WARNING: People using medications and / or having an adverse medical history should consult a physician before using a spa or hot tub.
AVERTISSEMENT: Les personnes qui prennent des médicaments ou ont des problémes de santé devraient consulter un médecin avant d’utiliser une cuve de relaxation.
Hyperthermia
Prolonged immersion in hot water may induce hyperthermia.
Hyperthermia occurs when the internal temperature of the body reaches a level several degrees above the normal body temperature of 99ºF (37°C). The symptoms of hyperthermia include drowsiness, lethargy, and an increase in the internal temperature of the body. The effects of hyperthermia include:
Unawareness of impending hazard;
Failure to perceive heat;
Failure to recognize the need to exit hot tub;
Physical inability to exit hot tub;
Fetal damage in pregnant women; and
Unconsciousness and danger of drowning.
WARNING!
The use of alcohol or drugs can greatly increase the risk of fatal hyperthermia in hot tubs or spas.