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Hot Tub Conduct: Health and Safety

By Jason Cramp

9. Under the weather? You should consult with your doctor before using a hot tub if you aren’t feeling well or have a medical condition. In the hot water environment, bacteria and infections can spread easily—especially if chlorine/bromine levels are not maintained. Health Canada recommends you keep the recommended minimum free available chlorine or equivalent bromine level in your hot tub between 3 to 5 parts per million (ppm). Women who are pregnant should also consult with their doctor before soaking in a hot tub.

10. Safety should prevail. Whether you are hosting or attending a hot tub party, fun is sure to be had by all; however, don’t let the party consume all of your attention. Always know where the kids are and never leave them unattended in the hot tub.


This blog post is part 5 of 5 from our series: 10 Tips for Hot Tub Conduct

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