Why does Council’s Swimming Pool Inspection Program include random inspections?
The aim of the new legislation is for all swimming pools within NSW to be inspected to ensure they are protected by a child proof barrier designed to Australian Standard requirements. To inspect the 8,400 swimming pools located within the Hornsby Shire and within a reasonable time frame (5 – 7 years) a combination of mandatory and random inspections need to be undertaken.
Yes, under the Swimming Pools Act, a spa pool is required to be inspected. However, as spas are considered to be a lower risk than swimming pools, they will be inspected towards the end of our inspection program.