Pool barrier child safety requirements

Your pool fence & gate needs to meet current child safety standards

RS Swimmin Pool Inspection

Unfortunately, most swimming pool barriers don't meet current child safety standards. This is a safety risk for children. It is also a problem for you when you decide to sell or lease your home, because from 29 April 2016 you may need a current Swimming Pool Certificate of Compliance.

Here are the 5 most common reasons for non-compliance in the home pool. Use these tips, photos and information to become 'Pool Safe'.

 

Pool safe tip 1 - The pool fence

Pool safe tip 1 - The pool fence

Photo and checklist tips on complying pool fences

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Pool safe tip 2 - Pool boundary fence

Pool safe tip 2 - Pool boundary fence

Photo and checklist tips on complying pool boundary fences

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Pool safe tip 3 - Climbable objects

Pool safe tip 3 - Climbable objects

Photo and checklist tips on complying child safe pool fence environment

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Pool safe tip 4 - The gate

Pool safe tip 4 - The gate

Photos and checklist tips on complying pool gates

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Pool safe tip 5 - Resuscitation (CPR) sign

Pool safe tip 5 - Resuscitation (CPR) sign

For information on resuscitation (CPR) signs

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'Pool Safe' Self Assessment Tool

Swimming Pool Self Assessment Tool

Quick pool assessment tool on some of our most common non-compliance areas

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