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Pool Safety Check List
Fence
Do you have a fence and gate around the pool?

Are all fixtures secure?

Is the fence height 1200mm or higher?

Does the fence have vertical/glass panels?

Is the distance between horizontal bars more than 900mm?

Is the gap between the ground and the fence less than 100mm?

Is the area outside the fence clear 900mm ?

Is the gap between vertical bars 100mm or less on either side when squeezing together?

Is there NO direct access from house through doors or windows?

Ensure there are NO sharp materials on or around fence area?

Are there No climbable parts protruding more than 10mm?

General
Do you have the latest CPR sign visibly displayed in pool area?

Are all climbable items removed from fencing?

Have all trees been trimmed so children cannot climb on them?

Is there 900mm clear zone where a fence intersects another fence?

Does the outside of fence have a 900mm clear area from top of fence to ground?

Does inside of fence have a 300mm clear area eg: No planter boxes in this area?

Gate
Is the gate1200mm or higher?

Is the gate latch 1500mm from ground level & 1400mm from highest bottom horizontal rail ?

Is the gate1200mm or higher?

If the gate is glassed with inside pool latch, it should be 150mm from top?

Does the gate open outwards away from pool area?

Does gate close and self lock?


Are the hinges 900mm or more apart and in a non climbable area?

Is the gap between the ground and gate less than 100mm?

Is the distance between horizontal bars more than 900mm?

Does the gate stay secure when a child bounces on bottom of rail?

Are there no parts protruding more than 10mm?