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Safety signage for A-frame ladders shall be in accordance with Sections 705.2.1.1 through 705.2.1.4.1. The words on the signage shall be readable by persons standing in the pool and standing outside of the pool as applicable for the required location of each sign.
705.2.1.1 No Diving Warning
A-frame ladders shall have the following words posted on the in-pool side of the ladder and on the pool entry side of the ladder: "NO DIVING." The location of the words shall be above the elevation of the design water level of the pool.
705.2.1.2 Entrapment Warning
A-frame ladders shall have the following words posted on the pool side of the ladder: "TO PREVENT ENTRAPMENT OR DROWNING DO NOT SWIM THROUGH, BEHIND, OR AROUND LADDER."
705.2.1.3 Type A, A-Frame Ladders
Type A double access A-frame ladders shall have the following words posted on the ladder: "REMOVE AND SECURE LADDER WHEN POOL IS NOT OCCUPIED."
705.2.1.4 Type B, A-Frame Ladders
Type B limited access A-frame ladders shall have the following words posted on the ladder: "SECURE LADDER WHEN POOL IS NOT OCCUPIED."
705.2.1.4.1 Swing Up or Slide Up Secured Ladders
Type B limited access A-frame ladders that utilize swing-up or slide-up sections for limiting access to the pool shall have the following words posted on the ladder as applicable for the type of securing method:
  1. "WHEN POOL IS NOT OCCUPIED, SWING UP AND SECURE."
  2. "WHEN POOL IS NOT OCCUPIED, LIFT OFF."
  3. "WHEN POOL IS NOT OCCUPIED, SLIDE UP AND SECURE."

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