Tag: be safe pool fence inspections

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Apr2017
Pool Safety Song US kids musician and performer, Laurie Berkner, has released a pool safety song, called Pool Safely, to help children stay safe in and around swimming pools. It was commissioned by the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) program called Pool Safely: Simple Steps to Save Lives, a national public ... Read More
April 26, 2017admin

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Mar2017
Importance of Pool Safety This article covers the importance of Pool Safety.  From the 1st December 2010, all swimming pools on regulated land in Queensland are required, at the time of sale or lease of their property, to have a pool safety inspection conducted by licensed pool safety inspector.   Furthermore, ... Read More
March 21, 2017admin

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Mar2017
Pool Safety Tips This article covers important pool safety tips.  Regardless of the Queensland Pool Fence Legislation being bought into effect, a significantly high number of swimming pool and spa fences are not meeting the legislative requirements.  Read on for some of our most common issues encountered and safety tips and ... Read More
March 15, 2017admin

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Feb2017

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Pool Safety in Brisbane This article relates to Pool safety and information and regulations governed under the QLD Pool Safety Legislation.  Every year over 35 Australian children under the age of five drown.  Whilst all of these drowning deaths are preventable, it is the 50% that occur in home swimming pools ... Read More
February 28, 2017admin

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Jan2017
QLD Pool Safety Laws Hundreds of pool owners have escaped fines despite not complying with new QLD Pool Safety Laws, sparking calls for tougher penalties.  The legislation, which came into effect in a year ago, resulted in a single statewide pool safety standard to be enforced by local councils.  The rules ... Read More
January 24, 2017admin

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Jan2017
This article covers the importance of Pool Safety Supervision.  Following the spate of summer drownings, Wendy Atkinson, mother to 2-year-old Brodie has posted a video online showing her son scaling their pool fence and opening the gate in just 21 seconds. Royal Life Saving Australia has just recently issued an urgent ... Read More
January 16, 2017admin

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Jan2017
Pool Safety Compliance This article covers the importance of swimming pool supervision and Pool Safety Compliance. In the prior 25 days leading up to January 23rd, 22 people have drowned in New South Wales beaches, waterways and pools in what lifesavers have described as unprecedented, with 17 of these deaths occurring since ... Read More
January 9, 2017admin

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Dec2016
Pool Safety Make sure you stay pool safe this summer.  School is nearly out for Summer and Christmas holidays are just around the corner which means its well and truly backyard BBQ and swimming pool time.  If you have a backyard pool or spa, here are a few pool safety tips ... Read More
December 1, 2016admin
Pool-Inspection-Check-List

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Nov2016
Pool Safety Inspection Guide Maintaining your pool fence and gates is a mandatory task for all swimming pool and spa owners in Queensland.  This article contains a brief pool safety inspection guide to offer pool safety tips.  Ensuring your pool fence or spa fence meets the legislative requirements is essential to ... Read More
November 22, 2016admin

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Nov2016
Pool Drowning Tragically, two young sisters drowning in their backyard pool at Kingston in Brisbane’s south.  According to reports, the girls were found in the pool by their five-year-old sister with paramedics quickly called to the scene.  The girls' parents pulled the duo from the water and performed CPR until emergency ... Read More
November 12, 2016admin
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