20.DANGER—Risk of electric shock. Keep all
electrical appliances such as radios, telephones, televisions, and lights at least five
feet away from the water.
21.A wire connector is provided on the electronics pack of the hydrotherapy spa to connect a
minimum No. 8 AWG (8.04 mm
) solid copper
conductor between the spa and any metal
equipment, electrical enclosure made of
metal, metal water pipes, or conduit within
five feet of the spa.
22.DANGER—Risk of electric shock: Do not set
the hydrotherapy spa within five feet of any
metal objects or surfaces. As an alternative,
you may use the spa within five feet of metal
objects if each metal object is permanently
connected to the wire connector on the electronics pack of the spa by a minimum No. 8
AWG (8.04 mm
) solid copper conductor (see
23.Do not operate the pump motor when the
hydrotherapy spa is empty. The pump motor
may be seriously damaged if it is operated
without water circulating.
24.DANGER—Risk of drowning: Exercise
extreme caution to prevent unauthorized and
unsupervised use of the hydrotherapy spa by
children. Children must always be supervised.
25.DANGER—To reduce the risk of drowning:
• Never use the hydrotherapy spa alone.
• Children should not use the spa unless they
are supervised by an adult.
• Keep pets away from the spa at all times.
• Always replace and lock the spa cover when
the spa is not in use.
26.WARNING—To reduce the risk of injury: The
water temperature should never exceed
104°F. Temperatures between 100°F and 104°F
are considered to be safe for healthy adults.
However, if you plan to remain in the hydrotherapy spa for more than 10 to 15 minutes, a
lower temperature is recommended. Lower
temperatures are also recommended for children. Children should not be allowed to swim
under the surface of the water in the spa.
27.WARNING—To reduce the risk of injury:
Before entering the hydrotherapy spa, always
use an accurate thermometer to determine
the water temperature.
28.WARNING—To reduce the risk of injury:
Pregnant women should consult with their
physician before using the hydrotherapy spa.
Pregnant women should not use the spa if
the water temperature is above 100°F; the
unborn child could be seriously harmed. This
is especially important during the first 90
days of the pregnancy.
29.DANGER—To reduce the risk of drowning:
Prolonged immersion in the hydrotherapy spa
may cause hyperthermia. The causes, symptoms and effects of hyperthermia may be
described as follows: Hyperthermia occurs
when the internal temperature of the body
reaches a level several degrees above the
normal body temperature of 98.6˚F. The symptoms of hyperthermia include an increase in
the internal temperature of the body, dizziness, lethargy, drowsiness and fainting. The
effects of hyperthermia include failure to perceive heat; failure to recognize the need to
exit the spa or hot tub; unawareness of
impending hazard; fetal damage in pregnant
women; physical inability to exit the spa or
hot tub and unconsciousness resulting in
danger of drowning. WARNING: The use of
alcohol, drugs or medication can greatly
increase the risk of fatal hyperthermia.
30.WARNING—To reduce the risk of drowning:
Do not use the hydrotherapy spa if you are
under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Heat
from the water, in conjunction with alcohol or
drugs, can cause loss of consciousness.
31.WARNING—To reduce the risk of injury or
drowning: Consult your physician about possible side-effects of any medications you may
be taking before using the hydrotherapy spa.
Heat from the water, in conjunction with some
medications, may cause drowsiness and
increase the risk of drowning. Other medications can effect blood pressure, heart rate,
32.Do not use the hydrotherapy spa immediately
after strenuous exercise.
33. If you feel pain or dizziness at any time while
using the hydrotherapy spa, discontinue use
and contact a physician.
34.WARNING—To reduce the risk of injury: It is
especially important for persons over the age
of 35 or persons with pre-existing health
problems, such as obesity, heart disease,
high or low blood pressure, circulatory problems, or diabetes to consult their physician
before using the hydrotherapy spa.