1. Previous Inspections

  • 1.1. Site

  • 1.2. Steel

2. Health and Building Surveyor's Checklist

  • 2.1. Is there a gap of > 100mm between the backwash pipe and the sewer

  • 2.2. Is a resuscitation chart present

  • 2.3. Is the pool:
    a. On a property larger than 2 hectares
    b. On a property smaller than 230m^2
    c. On a water front property
    d. Installed prior to 1 August 1990
    If the answer to a, b, c or d is yes then the fence need not completely isolate the pool from the house. (See sketches for where a fence is required.)

  • 2.4. Is the pool fence so designed as to isolate the pool from the house

  • 2.5. Are there any gaps greater than 100mm under the fence

  • 2.6. Height at least 1.2m (normal type) and 1.8m (perforated type)

  • 2.7. Horizontal members at least 900mm apart

  • 2.8. 1.2m quadrant clear around fence

  • 2.9. Are there any gaps in the fence more than 100mm wide

  • 2.10. Are there any horizontal surfaces within 300mm of the fence

  • 2.11. Is the lowest horizontal at least 1.1m below the top of the fence

Gate(s):

  • 2.12. Outward opening action

  • 2.13. Self closing satisfactory

  • 2.14. Catch operation satisfactory

  • 2.15. Height of latch at least 1.5m or the correct 450mm radius shields fitted

  • 2.16. Overall operation satisfactory

Non-isolated pools:

  • 2.17. Is the required fencing provided

  • 2.18. Door requirements
    Self closing
    Latch at least 1.5m off floor
    There must be no footholds > 100mm off the floor

  • 2.19. Window requirements
    Located so that the height to the window equals or exceeds 1.2m and no footholds reduce the effective height;
    Fixed or enclosed by grills so that no openings exceed 100mm

3. Comments

  • 3.1. Result

The templates available in our Public Library have been created by our customers and employees to help get you started using SafetyCulture's solutions. The templates are intended to be used as hypothetical examples only and should not be used as a substitute for professional advice. You should seek your own professional advice to determine if the use of a template is permissible in your workplace or jurisdiction. Any ratings or scores displayed in our Public Library have not been verified by SafetyCulture for accuracy. Users of our platform may provide a rating or score that is incorrect or misleading. You should independently determine whether the template is suitable for your circumstances. You can use our Public Library to search based on criteria such as industry and subject matter. Search results are based on their relevance to your search and other criteria. We may feature checklists based on subject matters we think may be of interest to our customers.