Dear Ms. Stevens:
Thank you for your comment on NSF 341 Health/Fitness Facilities.
This is a voluntary standard; therefore, it is not necessary to conform to the Standard. The Joint Committee approved a motion that a preamble be added to the document to explain that the purpose of the standard – certification process, it does not set an industry standard for care and emphasize personal responsibility. We are providing a means by which facilities such as those you describe can be certified. There are no federal statutes that require anything but a voluntary certification.
Please provide a written response via e-mail to Lorna Badman, Joint Committee on Health Fitness Facilities Secretariat, indicating whether your comment has been addressed. She can be reached at email@example.com. If a response is not received by August 10, 2010, NSF will consider your comment addressed.
Thank you again for your thorough review.
Dr. Walter Thompson
Joint Committee for Health Fitness Facilities, Chair
cc. L. Badman
Supporting File: Thompson-Stevens.pdf