4 tips on how to pass a pool safety inspection Getting your swimming pool certified for compliance is essential for any responsible pool owner. Pools are a lot of fun to have but can also be extremely hazardous, so they require maintenance and supervision to make them as safe as possible. In keeping with a [...]
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What are the state regulations for pool certificates? Wherever you reside in Australia, your pool must comply with pool safety legislation that is regulated by your state government. Some Australian states also require you to have the fence of your pool inspected yearly, or once every two to three years so that you have current [...]
Step-by-step guide to preparing for a pool safety inspection To maximise your chances of a successful pool safety inspection, it’s important to prepare. Here’s your step-by-step guide in relation to the current Australian Standard AS 1926.1 – 2012. 1. Get registered before the inspection Before getting started, make sure your pool is registered on the NSW swimming [...]
Sydney pool inspections In Australia, accidental drowning is one of the leading causes of death for children. In the hopes of decreasing drowning occurrences, New South Wales has amended it's swimming pool legislation. From 29th April 2016, all pools and spas are legally required to be certified by an accredited Certifier and registered with the [...]
Swimming pool certification From 29th April 2016, rules relating to home swimming pools and spas in NSW changed. No matter when it was built, you must now register your pool and/or spa with the Office of Local Government (www.swimmingpoolregister.nsw.gov.au). Before doing so it’s wise to order a pool safety compliance inspection in order to obtain [...]
Do I need a pool certificate for my portable or inflatable pool? With the beautiful warm weather that we get in summer in Australia, an inflatable or portable swimming pool seems like the perfect way to cool off. However, you may need to get your portable swimming pool certificate to continue to use your pool. [...]
Why do I need a pool certificate of compliance? In 2014-15, 26 children under the age of four died by drowning – a 30% increase on the previous year. As a response to these alarming statistics, the NSW Government has prioritised policy changes that aim to make pools safer. One of these is the introduction of [...]
Sydney pool registration: 4 things you should know before buying a property with a pool Have you found your dream property with a pool? Congratulations! You now have a place where your family members and friends can get exercise and socialise easily without any hassle or extra costs. There are so many wonderful, lazy, sunny [...]
Pool registration in NSW In 2012, the NSW Swimming Pool Act was amended to implement a statewide system of pool registration in NSW. These changes came into effect in April 2013 and required all swimming pools and spas in the state to be registered online free of charge. Why was online registration introduced? Between 2007 [...]
Frequently asked questions about new pool safety regulations New pool safety regulations to raise the safety standards of pools and spas have come into effect in New South Wales. Starting 29th April 2016, it is now a legal requirement to have your home’s pool or spa certified by an accredited inspector and have the unit’s [...]