Hotel pool safety risks

Swimming pools and spas are a common and popular feature in Hotels throughout Western Australia. They also present a number of unique risks to Hotel guests and staff.

The Royal Life Saving Society WA has conducted over 100 safety assessments on pools in various Hotels, Motels and Resorts. These assessments have given us vital insights into the most comment areas that are likely to require attention to ensure facilities are safe.

These areas include:

  • Security of aquatic areas
  • Depth marking requirements
  • First aid requirements: First aid equipment / Rescue equipment
  • Safety signage
  • Pool test requirements & procedures
  • Chemical storage and handling requirements

If you are unsure whether your facility is meeting the required standards across any of these areas we’d be happy to discuss this with you.

Hotel Swimming Pools

Royal Life Saving understands the unique nature of Hotel and accommodation-type pools, and the need to focus on helping guests safely use these facilities. Our objective is to assist Hotel owners and managers achieve a balance between form, function, operational efficiency, safety, and amenity of their pool facilities. The Royal Life Saving Society WA's Aquatic Safety Assessments have been designed to assist pool owners and operators with obtaining a better understanding of their current level of operation, enabling them to develop and offer improved standards and levels of safety.

These assessments have been designed to ensure they are able to assess an individual facility against the industry best practice recommendations (as detailed in the Guidelines and the Department of Health Code of Practice).

  • Typically the service includes:
  • Onsite Assessment and observational study
  • Benchmarking against relevant regulations and safety standards
  • Safety Improvement Plan
  • Observation & Recommendations

Request a quote for your Swimming Pool

Royal Life Saving has qualified safety assessors who can help you ensure you swimming pool meets all safety standards.

Free templates and guides for Swimming Pools

Royal Life Saving has created free templates and guides to assist you to operate your swimming pool.

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