Qld Pool Barrier Inspections

QUEENSLAND SWIMMING POOL COMPLIANCE CERTIFICATE

As of 30 November 2015, all properties in Queensland with a swimming pool or spa pool must have compliant pool barriers and a valid Pool Safety Certificate.

A property seller with a swimming pool must either:

Give the purchaser a Pool Safety Certificate; or
Ensure the purchaser has a Form 36, and provide a copy of the Form 36 to the QBCC;

QBM is a leading provider of Swimming Pool Safety Certificates in Queensland.

Our Pool Safety Inspectors are fully trained, qualified and licensed with vast experience to assist you in for you to become compliant with the Queensland Swimming Pools Regulations and MP3.4.

OUR SERVICES

On site auditing of the swimming pool and fencing to identify any and all non conforming defects that do meet regulations;
Issue a Pool Safety Certificate if the pool and fencing meet all requirements of the regulations;
Supply written defect notice should the requirements for a Pool Safety Certificate;
Reinspection of the swimming pool once defects have been rectified and issue Pool Safety Certificate once all requirements are met;

WHY QBM?

We handle it all for you
We are trained Accredited Pool Safety Inspectors;
We are fully insured to do this work;
We prepare the required paperwork;
We supply an easy to read report with photographic evidence;
We are not just pool inspectors, we are trained safety professionals;
If you have an asbestos issue, we are trained and accredited to provide advice;

THE LEGISLATION

Owners of common property in a Class 3 building must develop a Pool Safety Management Plan;
Swimming pool owners are required to register their swimming pools on an online register;
Swimming Pool owners must ensure the pool complies with Pool Safety Standard;
Swimming Pool owners must ensure all barriers are in good condition;

WHAT IS A SWIMMING POOL?

Swimming Pool

  • Means an excavation or structure:
    • capable of being filled with water to a depth of 300 millimetres or more;
    • capable of being used for swimming, bathing, wading, paddling or some other human aquatic activity;
    • solely or principally used, or designed, manufactured or adapted to be solely or principally used, for the purposes mentioned in paragraph (b) despite its current use; and includes a spa pool, spa tub or similar thing (whether portable or fixed) and a wading pool (other than a portable wading pool), but does not include:
      • a fish pond or pool solely or principally used, or designed, manufactured or adapted to be solely or principally used, for ornamental purposes or
      • a dam or tank solely or principally used, or designed, manufactured or adapted to be solely or principally used, for aquaculture, marine research or storage of water or
      • a watercourse or
      • a portable wading pool or
      • a spa bath situated in a bathroom, other than a spa bath continually filled with water to a depth of more than 300 millimetres or
      • a birthing pool used solely for water births.