This is Part 2 of a 3 part article. See Part 1 here and Part 3 here

Commercial Pool Safety Strategies

Pools were designed to be fun, and that’s what all swimmers should experience when they visit your aquatic facility.

However, before anyone can entirely enjoy their own experience, there needs to be effectively enforced safety strategies to make sure the environment can remain good natured fun for every one.

That’s what the Australian code of practice for aquatic facilities is intended to provide for all those pool managers operating a commercial or residential pool.

The full classification of each section in the Code of practice includes exact requirements that can be overwhelming for pool managers to analyse then implement by themselves.

The code outlines precise measurements of pool construction, safety processes for preventing or managing emergencies, levels of chemical use and much more.

Commercial Pool Maintenance, Policies & Management

Even the best of the best maintenance schedules or pool designs could not act as a substitute for proper pool safety management and politics. When it comes to the safety of all swimmers, lifeguard roles and precautionary training are some of the most important measures to take in keeping people safe in and around the water.

The code of practice explained several key courses of action all pool managers should take into consideration in the management of their swimming facility:

Provide all pool operators with proper instruction and training to lessen the chances of pool chemical accidents and other issues
Properly wash away any bodily fluid spills on public surfaces and out of the pool water as soon as they occur

Sanitise all pieces of shared equipment, including towels, pool floats and toys, as they can harbour bacteria even whilst resting in chlorinated water

Create plans of action for severe weather conditions, fires and more.

To make sure your pool observes all of these recommendations, it can be helpful to seek pool management help from professional services.