April 2017

Does your pool meet compliance regulation

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NSW Pool Compliance Regulations With the rise of pool deaths in NSW it is essential your pool complies with NSW regulations. PoolCC has provided a fact sheet below to ensure you are aware of the regulations. Pool Compliance Regulations fact sheet 

Does your pool meet compliance regulation 2018-05-23T11:43:20+00:00

March 2017

CPR determining the difference between life and death

2018-05-23T11:43:20+00:00

Prevent pool drownings today Galaxy Research Australia conducted a survey which revealed that one in three parents would not know what to do if their child needed CPR, 28 per cent of parents who have access to a pool said they did not know CPR. These statistics highlight an area of negligence in Australian parents [...]

CPR determining the difference between life and death 2018-05-23T11:43:20+00:00

Backyard pool drownings are on the rise

2017-03-30T17:20:15+00:00

Ensure the safety of your family and guests with pool certification Another drowning incident in Kellyville Ridge, of twins 23 months old, proves that even proper fencing cannot be enough to save toddlers if they are not under constant watch from their parents, within arm’s reach at all times around the pool. Police said that [...]

Backyard pool drownings are on the rise 2017-03-30T17:20:15+00:00

Compliance and Certification of your pool

2017-03-30T17:20:34+00:00

Ensure the safety of children with pool certification and compliance Parents are urged to keep a close eye on their toddlers when there is a pool nearby and to make sure that the fencing around their pool fits the NSW pool fencing requirements, including: 1.2 metre minimum height, with gaps no larger than 10 centimetres [...]

Compliance and Certification of your pool 2017-03-30T17:20:34+00:00

Safety is at risk without pool certification

2017-03-30T17:22:49+00:00

Is your pool certified? Swimming lessons from a young age, paired with a carer’s practice in resuscitation and basic lifesaving skills could determine your child’s safety. With approximately 50 per cent of children graduating from primary school without the ability to swim 50 metres, a figure 25 per cent greater than it was a decade [...]

Safety is at risk without pool certification 2017-03-30T17:22:49+00:00

February 2017

Rise of backyard drownings

2017-03-30T17:23:20+00:00

An Unnerving Spike in Backyard Drownings in Sydney calls for review of regulation on pool compliance and certification At least five toddlers in NSW have drowned in backyard pools since December last year, four of which drowned in Sydney suburbs, an alarming increase from the two backyard pool drownings that took place in the whole [...]

Rise of backyard drownings 2017-03-30T17:23:20+00:00

November 2016

What you need to know about the NSW swimming pool register

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What you need to know about the NSW swimming pool register Pool ownership in Australia comes with important responsibilities. With drowning the leading cause of preventable death in kids under five in 2012, the Swimming Pools Act 1992 and relevant regulations and standards were adjusted with safety improvements in mind. It’s mandatory for all NSW property [...]

What you need to know about the NSW swimming pool register 2018-05-23T11:43:20+00:00

Got questions about swimming pool compliance?

2018-05-23T11:43:20+00:00

Got questions about swimming pool compliance? You may not know it, but if you have a pool in NSW, you need a swimming pool compliance certificate. What is a pool compliance certificate? Any property with a pool or outside spa that is being sold or leased must now have a valid swimming pool compliance certificate. [...]

Got questions about swimming pool compliance? 2018-05-23T11:43:20+00:00

How a swimming pool compliance certificate NSW can affect the sale of your home

2018-05-23T11:43:21+00:00

How a swimming pool compliance certificate NSW can affect the sale of your home According to a report from Aitken Lawyers, nearly a third of houses with pools that were listed as for sale in Sydney on Domain failed to comply with the new state regulations introduced in April. Implemented to reduce injuries and drownings, [...]

How a swimming pool compliance certificate NSW can affect the sale of your home 2018-05-23T11:43:21+00:00