Review of Swimming Pool Safety Standard: Have your say
Standards Australia has released a draft Australian Standard related to swimming pool safety barriers for public comment and local governments are invited to have their say.
DR AS 1926.1:2019, Swimming pool safety, Part 1: Safety barriers for swimming pools, proposes expanding elements of AS1926.1-2012 to give additional information to pool owners, pool users and certifiers so they have a better understanding of the design and construction of a child-resistant barrier.
The new elements cover a 'non-climbable zone', heights of barrier types such as balcony balustrades, and gates.
The Standard was prepared by the Standards Australia Committee CS-034, Swimming and Spa Pools,
to supersede the current AS 1926.1-2012.
Make a submission
To make a submission you will need to register at the Standards Australia Standards Hub site. Responses are due by 31 December 2019.
Local Government Association of Queensland
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