Safe Water 2nd Quarter 2016

Safe Water

2nd Quarter 2016

AREA OF FOCUS APPLIES? YES/NO
Strategic Plan Direction/Goal NO
Ontario Public Health Standard, 2008 (OPHS) Yes

Manager: Shawn Zentner

Director: Rob Thompson

Division: Health Protection

Summary of Strategic Plan Goal and Operational Plan Objective(s)

STRATEGIC DIRECTION

Building Healthy Communities - We will work with communities to support the health and well-being of everyone.

STRATEGIC GOAL(S)

We will promote healthy environments that support physical and mental health and well-being.

PROGRAM OPERATIONAL OBJECTIVE

To inspect recreational water facilities at regular intervals and achieve 100 percent completion rate for 2016.

IS THIS A NEW INITIATIVE OR UPDATE OF EXISTING INITIATIVE?

Existing Initiative/Program Update

Summary of OPHS Program Requirement(s):

OPHS PROGRAM

Safe Water

GOAL

To prevent or reduce the burden of water-borne illness and injury related to recreational water use.

STRATEGY

Disease Prevention

REQUIREMENTS 

The board of health shall report Safe Water Program data elements in accordance with the Recreational Water Protocol, 2008 (or as current). Inspect regulated public pools, (Class A and B), and public spas that are open year-round no less than once every three months while operating. Inspect seasonal regulated public pools, (Class A and B), and public spas that are open only part of the year at least two times per year;

ACCOUNTABILITY INDICATOR(S)

Public Pools (Class A) and public spas are accountability agreement indicators as defined by the MOHLTC
The MOHLTC has requested that we achieve a 100% completion rate for 2016.

HAS A PERFORMANCE VARIANCE OR DISCREPANCY BEEN IDENTIFIED

No

Highlights 

Due to the renovation of the Victoria Road Recreational Centre the number of year-round Class A public pools is reduced from 13 to 11 in Q2.
Year Round

Jan – Mar

Apr – June

July – Sept

Oct – Dec

Year End
Facility Type

# of  premises

Inspections
completed

% completion
rate for time
period

# of  premises

Inspections
completed

% completion
rate for time
period

# of  premises Inspections 
completed
% completion 
rate for time 
period

# of  premises
 

Inspections 
completed
% completion 
rate for time 
period
# of  premises Inspections 
completed
% completion 
rate for time 
period
Spa 14 14 100% 14 14 100%             28 28 100%
Pools (B) 14 14 100% 14 14 100%             28 28 100%
Pools (A) 13 13

100%

11 11 100%             24 24 100%
Year Round Jan – Mar Apr – June July – Sept Oct – Dec Year End

Facility
Type

# of  premises Inspections
completed
% completion
rate for time
period
# of  premises Inspections
completed
% completion
rate for time
period
# of  premises Inspections
completed
% completion
rate for time
period
# of  premises Inspections
completed
% completion
rate for time
period
# of  premises Inspections
completed
% completion
rate for time
period
Pools (A) N/A 14 14 100%       N/A 14 14 100%
Pools (B) 35 35 100%       35 35 100%
Wading Pools 4 4 100%       4 4 100%
Splash Pads 17 17 100%       17 17 100%
Spa 1 1 100%       1 1 100%

Related Board or WDGPH reports

A Safe Water Interim Program Report on Recreation Water inspections was provided for Q1 on June 1, 2016.