Safety inspections

Additional Information


Every  pool in Queensland is required to be complaint with the pool  safety  standards before 30th November 2015 or prior to sale or lease.  Brisbane  Safety Pool Inspections will only issued a Pool Safety  Certificate  Form 23  after a pool barrier fence inspection has taken  place and  Brisbane Safety Pool Inspections is satisfied that your pool  fence  complies with the latest pool safety legislation. 

If  Brisbane Safety Pool Inspections find any non-compliance issues, you will receive a full written report outlining:

  • The non-compliance issue;
  • Photos of the non-compliance  pool barrier ;
  • A solution to make to barrier compliant.

The 7 most common issues that result in a pool failing a safety inspection:

  1. Non compliant gate latches and/or hinges
  2. Distances between vertical member are greater than 100mm
  3. Distances below bottom railings are greater than 100mm
  4. Climbable objects abutting the pool enclosure (trees, air conditioning units etc)
  5. Fence height is below 1200mm
  6. Climbable fence rails on neighbouring fence line
  7. No current pool resuscitation sign secured in a visible location

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At  time of first inspection Brisbane Safety Pool Inspections can make  any  small adjustments at no cost or minimal cost depending on the degree   of difficulty. 

This  allows the pool owner to comply first time and see  the Safety  Certificate Form 23 issued quickly. For other repairs the  pool owner  has a period of 90 days to carry out modifications and  repairs and is  required  to Contact Brisbane Safety Pool Inspections to arrange a  re-inspection.