Sydney, NSW | Pest Manager Lic: 5074237 | Builders Lic: 211725C
A pool gate certification is mandatory in New South Wales (NSW) for all swimming pools that have a gate. A pool gate is an important component of the overall pool fence or barrier, as it provides access control and helps prevent unsupervised entry to the pool area, particularly by young children.
In NSW, it is a legal requirement for all swimming pool gates to comply with the safety standards set by the NSW Government. To ensure compliance with these standards, pool gate certification is required. The certification process involves an inspection of the pool gate by a licensed certifier who is accredited by the NSW Government. The certifier will assess the gate to ensure that it meets the safety standards required by law.
The purpose of pool gate certification is to ensure that the pool gate is safe and that it complies with the relevant safety standards. The certification is a formal document that confirms that the gate meets the safety requirements and can only be issued by a licensed certifier who is accredited by the NSW Government.
It is important to note that failure to comply with the safety standards and obtain a pool gate certification can result in fines and legal penalties, as well as potentially putting individuals, particularly children, at risk of injury or drowning. Therefore, pool owners in NSW are strongly advised to ensure that their pool gate is certified and complies with the safety standards required by law.