Is the pool registered on the DLG swimming pool register?
Is the swimming pool surrounded by a child resistant barrier that separates the pool from any residential building situated on the premises?
Are buildings that are not associated to the pool such as a garage, carport, she'd, pergola, clothes line or the like, outside the pool area?
Is the pool fence and gate at least 1.2m in height?
Is the gap beneath the fence and gate measured no more than 100mm?
Are the horizontal bars of the pool barrier less than 100mm?
Do non-climb able zones extend 300mm into the pool area and 900mm outside the pool area?
Is there a minimum 900mm separation between the upper and lower horizontal components on the pool barrier?
Landscaping, associated lighting and other fixtures or furniture do not intrude into the NCZ?
Are handrails for any stairs forming part of the pool barrier at least 1200mm taken as an arc?
Do balconies adjacent to the pool that fall within the 900mm NCZ, and/or have direct stair access into the pool area, and/or have a distance (h3) of less than 1.8m above FGL of the pool area have a balustrade that complies with AS1926.1?
Do boundary fences that are used as part of the barrier comply?
Are they in a good state of repair?
Are they measured at 1.8m high on the inside of the pool area?
Is a 900mm inside NCZ provided if climb able from the outside?
Are the rails adequately protected?
Do external walls of the house that form part of the barrier comply?
Do windows leading into the pool area <1.8m above pool area FGL comply with the following?
* For windows where the height of the sill of the lowest opening is 900mm, the open portion is covered by
compliant bars or mesh, or are fixed to open NO more than 100mm
* For windows >900mm but 1.2m above the lowest opening panel, the open portion is covered by a fixed
fly screen, or are fixed to open NOMore than 100mm?
Is there a CPR chart within the immediate vicinity of the pool area?
Do the gate/s open away from the pool?
Is the gate/s self-closing from any open position and clear of obstructions?
Is the latch at least 1.5m above finished ground level, or appropriately shielded?
Are gate hinges measured 900mm between hinges or have splayed tops?
The upgrade of the pool barrier should be completed within
Unless otherwise agreed to by Council
The above matters should not be considered exhaustive and other works may be required to fully comply. It is recommended you engage a suitable contractor to review the existing pool area with a view of complying with the Swimming Pools Act 1992 and Australian Standard 1926.
Should you have any further enquiries please contact myself on the below numbers or by email: Jenny Bukovac - 02 9911 6408 or mobile - 0408548041 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org