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Pool Safety Tips

Big splashPool safety is a critical issue that no-one can afford to ignore.

Reasons for installing an Abacus Pool Fence as a safety barrier around your pool or spa:

  • Prevent injury on the work site during the construction period
  • Prevent drowning during and after the pool in constructed
  • Comply with your legal obligations

Once a pool being dug reaches 1000 mm in depth, a safety barrier is required by law to be provided around the pool.

Pool Safety Tips

Ideally this would be in the form of a pool fence, fitted with a gate and a self-locking/self-latching device positioned at least 1.5m high. Gate barriers are also required to swing outwards.

Objects that may be used for climbing must be kept at least a 1.2m radius away from the pool or spa fence. The objects may include:

  • pool equipment,
  • outdoor furniture,
  • pot plants,
  • trees,
  • ladders,
  • retaining walls, etc.

Failure to meet the Building Regulations could mean a large fine by your local Council.

Pool Fence Hire – The Simple & Easy Solution

Abacus Pool Fence Hire are your simple and easy solution to ensuring safety and compliance with the law.

We’re experts who know our stuff and deal with pool fencing every day of the year.

Call our friendly team today and we’ll take care of you.