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Pool Safety

InfoPool Safety
February 7, 2019

How long does a pool safety certificate last?

How long does a pool safety certificate last? For a residential pool safety certificate, it's two years, but you're not required to get another certificate. All you need to do is to make sure that your pool fencing remains compliant. You really only need to get a new pool safety…
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Pool Safety
July 17, 2017

Are you guilty of the eight most common pool safety issues?

At All Construction Approvals, we see many pools that fail the pool safety standards because of simple problems that the owner can address before we come out to perform the pool safety inspection. Taking the time to go through some of the most common issues can save you time and money…
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Happy family in pool after getting a pool safety certificate at All Construction Approvals
Pool Safety
July 10, 2017

Keep up with QLD Pool Safety Laws to keep your family safe

In the tropics, we love the outdoors and the family pool is a standard feature in most backyards, providing hours of fun for children of all ages. Unfortunately, a horrible occurrence because of our outdoor lifestyle is drowning, which is one of the leading causes of death in Queensland for…
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Pool Safety
June 21, 2017

Do you know what the 3 most common faults with pool safety are?

The three common faults that we see that can affect your pool fence safety are: Resuscitation signs, generally they will not last forever so they need to be looked at and ensured that they are in good physical condition, they are not obscured and that they are the current resuscitation sign.…
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InfoPool Safety
December 20, 2016

Changes to Queensland CPR Signage Effective January 2017

As of the 1st of January 2017, all new Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) signs for swimming pools in Queensland must comply with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guideline 8. For more information on Guideline 8, click here. Existing Signs If you have existing signage within your pool area that was compliant…
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InfoPool Safety
November 21, 2016

When do I need a Form 23?

When you sell or lease a property, a Pool Fence Compliance Certificate (Form 23), is required before entering an accommodation agreement or before settlement of a property with a pool. When selling a home, you can alternatively provide the buyer with a Form 36 before the contract of sale, making…
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