Overview

Audit Summary / Overview of Main Findings

Section 1

Pool Plant Operators

Is there a Level 2 Operator/s on Site?

Name Level 2 Operators:

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Name Level 1 Operators on Site:

Are all Level 1 Operators fully signed off as Competent?

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Safety of Pool Plant Operators

Is there a system/procedure for lone working in the Plant Room?

Suggested Actions?

Is there a First Aid kit in the Plant Room or Close by?

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Is there an Eye-Wash station within easy reach of all Chemical Storage areas & any areas of Chemical Use?

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PPE available and suitable for tasks being performed?

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All Operators have their own individual PPE?

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PPE is in Good condition?

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PPE is suitably stored?

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There is evidence of suitable PPE being used correctly by Operators every time?

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There is a suitable stock of spare PPE items?

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Pool Chemical Storage & Safety

Storage of HTH stock suitable & Safe?

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Storage of PAC Stock suitable & safe?

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Storage of CO2 suitable & safe?

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HTH Daytank / Feeder-System suitable & safe?

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Bunding / Drip-Trays are in place and are suitable & safe?

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Evidence of spillages on or around HTH Daytank?

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Is there evidence of a Spillage Procedure in place & being followed/used?

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Is there evidence that the KAL Manual-Dosing Procedure is being followed fully?

PAC Dosing unit is suitable & safe?

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Evidence of spillages on or around PAC Dosing unit?

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Maintenance of Pool Plant

Are Plant Room areas Clean & Tidy?

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Are PPM Checks & Tasks being performed?

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Are dosing systems being flushed and cleaned monthly?

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Is there a suitable stock of dosing system spares available?

Pump Diaphragm?

Injector?

Injector Spares?

Foot-Valve assembly?

Spare Dosing Line?

Sample line filters (gauze or cartridge)?

Are all valves working? Are all valves being operated weekly to prevent seizure?

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Is Sample-Line Filter being suitably maintained?

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Is Sample-Cell being suitably maintained?

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Is Flow-Meter working? Is it being maintained?

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Are gauges working? Are they being calibrated annually?

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Walk Plant Room checking for faults/leaks. Ask Staff if there are any 'Live' faults/leaks currently.

Are there any faults/leaks?

Have faults/leaks been reported? Are they being Actioned?

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Detail:

Pool Water Testing Station / Equipment

Is the Pool Testing station clean & tidy?

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Is the Pool Water Testing equipment suitable, working & fit for purpose for all Tests being performed?

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Is the Photometer and other testing equipment clean & hygienic?

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Check the Calibration of the Photometer & TDS Meter:

Is the Photometer and TDS Meter calibrated?

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Is there a suitable Test Tablet stock and is it being rotated?

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Are the correct Control Forms in use and being used correctly?

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Is the ISRM/CIMSPA Pool Testing Guidance Poster in place?

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Spot-Check of Pool Water Tests (sampling exercise - 6 x Tests)
Sample Test 1

Result from Sample Test 1

Is there a record of Action taken?

Was the Action correct and in accordance with procedure?

Give Detail:

Sample Test 2

Result from Sample Test 2

Is there a record of Action taken?

Was the Action correct and in accordance with procedure?

Give Detail:

Sample Test 3

Result from Sample Test 3

Is there a record of Action taken?

Was the Action correct and in accordance with procedure?

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Pool Water Weekly Testing & Monitoring

Are the full range of Weekly Tests being performed each week?

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Water either Balanced or appropriate Action has been taken & Recorded?

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Is a Manager Reviewing the test results and completing the KPIs each week?

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Pool Water Quality - General

Has a weekly Subjective Pool Water Assessment been performed and recorded?

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Have any concerns been recorded that warrant further investigation?

Details:

Were concerns noted by Management and Actioned appropriately?

Detail:

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Section 2

Backwashing

Is there a written Backwash Procedure?

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Is the written Backwash procedure in the correct format?

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Is the Backwash always performed at the end of the day?

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Is the Backwash being performed in accordance with general KAL Backwashing procedures?

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Pool Tank & Pool Area

Is the Top-Tile and Pool Bottom/Tank being cleaned at suitable frequencies?

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Are the Poolside and surrounding areas visibly clean during audit?

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Is the Pool Bottom & Tank clean?

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Do the Pool Inlet and Outlet Grills appear to be fully in place?

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Have Inlet & Outlet Grills been inspected/tested annually and recorded?

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Where a Balance-Tank is part of the system, has it been routinely inspected, cleaned and maintained annually?

Pool Plant / Plant Room - General

Is the Chemical Dosing Pump of a suitable type and does it appear to be dosing effectively?

Are chemical dosing lines correctly routed, within conduit and without drops/loops/traps?

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Do Injectors and Daytank Foot-Assemblies appear to be in good working condition?

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Does the Chemical Controller appear to be in good working condition/well maintained?

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Do the Filters appear to be in good working condition? No evidence of Sand-egress? Air-release valves working?

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Have the Pool Filters been inspected annually? Has the Sand been topped up or replaced if required?

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Are the Strainers in good working order? Airtight/sealable? Functioning air-release valve? Functioning Drain valve? Basket in good condition?

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Are the Pumps in good working order? Capable of 100% duty even if one Pump fails?

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Where an Air-Scour Compressor is fitted is this fully functioning?

Is there a fully working Flow-Meter? Is the current Flow-rate line with recommendations?

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Pool Water related Incidents

Discuss with Operations or Aquatics Manager:

Ask if there have been any faecal/vomit/bodily fluid release incidents in the last 6 months?

Details:

Are Management Staff familiar with the correct Actions for different 'release' incidents?

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Check Pool Water Log:

Have there been any records made of any faecal/vomit/bodily fluid release incidents in the last 6 months?

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Were the Actions taken correct for the particular incident/s recorded?

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Management of Water Hygiene & Quality

Are Bather Hygiene Posters in place and in suitable locations?

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Are Bathers practicing bather-hygiene?

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Is there any evidence of proactive promotion of bather-hygiene?

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Is there a single Manager/Supervisor who has been given responsibility for Pool Water Quality?

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Is there a planned programme for the proactive management of Pool Water Quality at Site?

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Is the fresh water dilution rate being measured and recorded?

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Is the fresh water dilution rate achieving 30 litres per bather?

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Is the Pool Plant achieving acceptable/good water condition throughout opening hours?

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Is consideration given to busy periods (e.g. school holidays) and appropriate site-specific adjustments made to Pool Water Treatment?

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Heating & Ventilation (Pool-related)

Is the Poolside Air Temperature within acceptable parameters?

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Is the Water Temperature within acceptable parameters?

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Is there sufficient air turnover to keep chlorine odours acceptable?

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Further Notes

Notes
Please note that this checklist is a hypothetical example and provides basic information only. It is not intended to take the place of, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice; medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment; or other applicable laws. You should also seek your own professional advice to determine if the use of such checklist is permissible in your workplace or jurisdiction.