Tag Archives: Model Aquatic Health Code

Intra-Individual Head Depth Variability During the Competitive Swiim Start

In the November 2012 issue of the International Journal of Aquatic Research and Education, research completed by Andres C. Cornett, Hiroki Naganobori, and Joel M. Stager is presented racing starts and water depth.  This information is timely given the recent discussions prompted by the Model Aquatic Health Code.  This study researches the potential for injury when […]

Built on Evidence

The MAHC Facility Design & Construction Module aims to fill holes other codes don’t address and provide scientifically based best practices. See where the recommendations have the largest impact. The following article was published in Aquatics International in the November / December 2012 Issue The goal of the Model Aquatic Health Code is to codify […]

MAHC Lifeguarding & Bather Supervision

The CDC posted the Lifeguarfding & Bather Supervision Model Aquatic Health Code Module for public comment on July 20, 2012 with a due date of October 14, 2012. Hydrologicblog posted this announcement with the supporting documents. Lifeguarding & Bather Supervision The Counsilman – Hunsaker team posted a group response in support of the public comment requirements. This […]

Minimum Water Depths Under Starting Blocks

On July 20, 2012, the Facility Design and Construction Model for the Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC) was posted for public comment due October 14, 2012.  In section 4.8.3.3. a single sentence could change the industry standard for minimum depths  under starting blocks to 6 feet and 7 inches for a distance of 20 feet.  […]

Contamination Burden Module Just Released For Public Comment

The Contamination Burden module for the Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC) has just been posted by the CDC on July 20, 2012 for public comment. This module is unusual in that there is no code section.  . The deadline for public comments is October 14, 2012. Counsilman-Hunsaker strongly encourages everyone in the aquatic community to […]