- Burra Creek
Type of Pool
Is a child resistant barrier installed on site separating the pool from the house and the neighbourhood?
Is the outside pool fence at least 1.2m high all the way around?
Is the gap between the bottom of the fence and the ground and between all vertical fence palings less than 10cm apart?
Are all horizontal fence rails more than 90cm apart to eliminate footholds which may facilitate climbing?
Is the pool fence well maintained and in a good state of repair as an effective and safe barrier?
Is the gate release mechanism 1.5m above the ground level or alternatively, located inside the gate at 1.2m and covered by an approved shield?
Is the pool fence 1.2m clear of any objects such as BBQ's, trees, rocks etc. that could facilitate climbing over the fence?
Is the clothes line, BBQ or similar object not directly associated with the pool, located outside of the pool enclosure?
Are the openings in the walls of the residence or shed which form part of the child resistant barrier adequately secured to prevent entry into the enclosure?
Is there an appropriate resuscitation sign displayed in the immediate vicinity of the pool area?
Does the gate close and latch by itself from any open position and does the gate open outwards?
Are the locking mechanisms (eg. lock, latch, chain etc) installed on doors located at least 1.5m above the ground?
When locked, does the door have no openings greater than 10.5cm below 1.5m above floor level?
Windows have the bottom of the lowest opening panel of the window at least 1.2m above the finished floor level when closed?
Windows have no footholds wider than 10mm between the bottom of the lowest opening panel and at any point within 1.1m?
NOTE: This is not a "Compliance Certificate" issued under Part 4A of the Swimming Pools Act 1992.