Class Handouts

Here are a few of the handouts from the CPO certification class.  If you would like me to post other documents, please let me know.

The Worksheets:

Chemical Worksheet — The Chemical Dosage Worksheet:

Break Point Chlorination Worksheet — The BreakPoint SuperChlorination Worksheet

Calcium Saturation Index Worksheet — The Calcium Saturation (Langelier) Index Worksheet

Other Pages from the Hand Out Packet:

The Class Agenda — the two-day class agenda

Math Skills Self Test — Basic Math Skills Self test

The Home Work — try out the homework!

Conversions and CPO Formulas — The formulas on page 5 of the Handout Packet

Saturation Index Chart — Langelier’s Calcium Saturation Index chart

Chemical Dosage Chart — Chemical dosage chart for a 10,000 gallon pool

Water Quality Standards — Water Quality Parameters Standards

Chlorine Weights — the atomic weights of cyanuric acid, trichlor and dichlor.

Common Chemical Equivalents —  Weight Equivalents of Common Pool Chemicals.

Incompatible Chemicals — Don’t add these chemicals at the same time to your pool!

pH of Common Pool Chemicals — the pH of common Pool Water Chemicals.

Universal Dosage Formula — Universal Formula to calculate chemical dosages to the pool

Chlorine-CYA Ratio — The Cyanuric Acid/Chlorine ratio chart (from Trouble Free Pool).

Chemical Build Up — the chemical build up rates from the various chlorine compounds.

Recreational Water Illnesses (RWIs) — A few Real World Cases:

Water Illness at a Glance — Recreational Water Illnesses at a glance.

Brazilian Model — A Brazilian model dies because Pseudomonas Aeruginosa was in her blood stream.

Ear Piercing — Pseudomonas Aeruginosa spread from ear piercing shop.

Crypto outbreak in DFW area — boy dies because of Cryptosporidium outbreak in the DFW area in 2008.

Crypto Collection — a Crypto Outbreak Collection from the CDC

Legionnaires at Marriott in Chicago — three die because of Legionnaires’ Disease

Legionnaires at Playboy Mansion L.A. — over 100 contract Legionnaires at Playboy Mansion in L.A.

Other Documents:

ManDies_PoolChemicals — Pool Man Dies in chemicals

ManElectrocuted — man dies from  electrocution in swimming pool

Variable Speed Pump — Variable speed pump presentation

Gas Pipe Sizing — Pipe sizing chart for Natural Gas heaters

IPSSA Scholarship Application — The IPSSA Scholarship Application — Download and fill it out! You might get some money back!

Request for CEU credit — Get Continuing Education Units for attending the CPO Course. Download and apply!

Daily Route Sheet — The .pdf file of my daily route sheet. Please call me if you want it in a different format.

Filter Clean Check List — The .pdf file of the Filter Clean Check List.  We fill this out every filter clean we do.  Please call me if you want it in a different format so you can edit it.

Virginia Graeme Baker Pool & Spa Safety Act (VGB) handout

The NFPA Diamond – Just click on the image for the .jpg

or click here for the .pdf format

Other Stuff:

Brain Teasers — A few questions for Pool Operators and Pool Guys