Keeping your head above water

Pool Safety Laws

QLDLegislation

INFORMATIONSheets

GUIDELINES

Pool Fence Figure 1: 1200mm high fence with 900mm NCZ on the outside.

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Pool Fence Figure 2: 1200mm high fence – upper Additional Clear Area

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Pool Fence Figure 3: 1200mm high fence showing Additional Clear Areas

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Pool Fence Figure 4: Pool fence – both compromised Clear Zones

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Pool Fence Figure 5:Pool fence with compromised Additional Clear Area

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Pool Fence Figure 6:Pool fence with non-climbable objects in the 1200mm Additional Clear Area

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Pool Fence Figure 7:Pool fence with non-climbable objects in the 1200mm Additional Clear Area & 900mm Non-Climbable Zone.

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Pool Fence Figure 8:Pool fence with vertical non-climbable tree with no footholds within the 1200mm Additional Clear Area or 900mm NCZ

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Pool Fence Figure 9:Pool fence with non-accessible branches within the 900mm non-climbable zone

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Pool Fence Figure 10:1800mm min high pool fence with the 900mm non-climbable zone on the inside due to climbable outside.

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Pool Fence Figure 11:1800mm min high pool fence with non-climbable objects within the 900mm non-climbable zone on the inside of the pool fence.

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Pool Fence Figure 12:Swimming pool fence with the 900mm non-climbable zone on the outside also showing the 1200mm Additional Clear Area that is clear or objects.

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Pool Fence Figure 13:Pool fence with the 900mm non-climbable zone below, above and the Additional Clear Area of the fence in the middle.

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Pool Fence Figure 14:1800mm high boundary fence with the 900mm non-climbable zone inside the pool enclosure. This zones intersecys with the regular pool fence. Acceptable if the width of the top surface of the regular fence is no more than 50mm.

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Pool Fence Figure 15:Pool fence interseting another stucture must have a spherical 900mm non-climbable zone below & above the top rail of the pool fence. The 1200mm Additional Clear Area must also still be present in makeing sure the effective height of the fence is not less than 1200mm in this area.

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Pool Fence Figure 16: Pool fence interseting a barrier with perforated materials such as mesh tennis court must have a spherical 900mm non-climbable zone below and above the fence top rail. The 1200mm Additional Clear Area must also still be present in makeing sure the effective height of the fence is not less than 1200mm in this area.

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Pool Fence Figure 17: Legal height and apertures size of Mesh Pool Barriers.

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Pool Fence Figure 18: Pool fencing with horizontal surfaces or railes within the fencing vertically.

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Pool Fence Figure 19: Pool fencing with a permanent body of water acting as a smimming pool barrier. A 900mm overhang must apply in 1 of 3 stops to prevent access to the pool enclosure.

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Pool Fence Figure 20: Pool fencing with a permanent body of water acting as a smimming pool barrier must ensure that there is not access over the bldy of water from another location ie: a tree branch.

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Pool Fence Figure 21: Pool fencing with a permanent body of water acting as a smimming pool barrier that is not acceptable as there is a way over or under it.

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Pool Fence Figure 22: Balcony that complies with a pool fencing standard is allowed within the 900mm NCZ.

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Pool Fence Figure 23: Balcony that complies with a pool fencing standard is allowed within the 900mm NCZ and is allowed to have climbable object with the 900mm NCZ off the balcony as there are not accessible.

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