Residential Pools and Spas

Four pool safety standards to be revised

June 29, 2011

Standards Australia through the CS-034 Committee will revise four Australian Standards relating to pool safety, with a focus on fencing, gates and water recirculation systems.

The standards to be revised are:

1. DR AS 1926.1
Swimming pool safety – Part 1: Safety barriers for swimming pools

2. DR AS 1926.2 AMD 2
Swimming pool safety – Location of safety barriers for swimming pools

3. DR AS 1926.3 AMD 1
Safety barriers for swimming pools – Water recirculation systems

4. DR AS 2820
Gate units for private swimming pools

Industry members can actively participate in reviewing and submitting comments on the above draft Standards, after accessing the draft through SAI Global.

The draft is at Combined Procedure stage (CP), which means that this document is at public consultation (public and committee to view the draft) and committee ballot for a period of six weeks.

To access the draft and have your say, you will need to click here. 
Once you have been directed to the website you need to click on the “Register as a User” button.
Once registered, click on “Free Download” and proceed to the checkout. The relevant draft can then be downloaded, and you can either leave your comments or return to leave them at a later date.


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