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Swimming Pool Safety Inspections & Certification Services Victoria

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Why Pool Safe Inspection Victoria?

We have audited over 8000 pool barriers with local government

Qualified & registered building inspector with VBA

Our reports are emailed at the completion of the inspection.

Fast form 23 approvals pool certificates

Fully licensed and insured inspectors

Our team of experienced professionals is dedicated to providing top-notch pool safety inspections to ensure that your swimming pool is safe for everyone to enjoy. Whether you are a homeowner, a property manager, or a business owner, we understand the importance of pool safety.

We are here to help you take the necessary steps to ensure the safety of your pool. With our comprehensive pool safety inspection services, you can rest assured that your pool meets all necessary safety standards and regulations. From checking for proper fencing and gates to ensuring that your pool equipment is functioning properly, we cover all aspects of pool safety to give you peace of mind.

Pool Or Spa Sizes We Inspect

At Pool Safe we inspect a wide variety of pool sizes across several types for home owners, body corps, real estate agents, spas, and motels. Any Victorian pool or spa built after 2010, including inflatable pools, with a depth of 30cm or more (300mm) are required to be surrounded by a safety barrier. Pools must be inspected every four years to ensure they meet the relevant safety standards and obtain a pool safety certificate if required.

Our Safety Inspection Cost

At Pool Safe, we offer inspection and reinspection for several types of pools. The cost of a pool safety reinspection will vary by its location and whether there is a single pool or spa.

Types Of Pool or Spa We Inspect

Pool Safe inspects several types of pools such as: inground pool, above ground pool, indoor pool, spa, and many others. With 10 years of auditing pool barriers with local government, we are a qualified and registered building inspector with the Victorian Building Authority to carry out pool inspections all over Victoria for all existing and new pool fencing associated with home owners, body corps, real estate agents, spas, and motels.

A Free of Charge Pool or Spa Certification

At Pool Safe, we offer FREE pre-inspection advice that could save you additional charges from costly re-inspections. For inquiries on pool and spa certifications, please phone or email us.

Frequently Asked Questions In Pool Safety Inspections Victoria

What Is A Pool & Spa Safety Inspection And When Do You Need It?

A pool and spa safety inspection comprehensively evaluates a pool or spa’s safety features and equipment. It is designed to identify potential hazards or risks that could lead to accidents or injuries.
We conduct mandatory pool barrier inspections to ensure that all existing Victorian swimming pools and spas meet the maintenance standards. Upon completion of the inspection, you will receive a certificate indicating that your pool/spa barrier meets the necessary safety standards. This certificate is important as it proves that your pool complies with Victoria’s pool fencing regulations. It is essential that pool fencing is compliant with Victoria’s regulations at all times, as failure to do so can result in serious accidents and injuries.
While each state in Australia has its own specific regulations, the basic principles of pool safety are the same across the country. It is designed to protect citizens from accidents and injuries throughout Victoria, including Melbourne.

What Is Pool & Spa Safety Certification And How To Get It?

Pool and spa safety certification is a legal requirement for all pools and spas on residential and commercial properties. To get pool and spa safety certification, you must ensure that your pool or spa meets the safety requirements outlined in the Swimming Pool Act 1992 and Swimming Pool Regulations 2018.To get your pool or spa certified, you will need to:

1. Hire a licensed pool and spa inspector to inspect your pool or spa and issue a compliance certificate.
2. Make any necessary repairs or upgrades to your pool or spa to bring it into compliance with the safety regulations.
3. Submit the compliance certificate to your local council along with any required documentation, such as building plans, to obtain a pool and spa safety certificate.
4. It is important to note that the process for obtaining pool and spa safety certification may vary depending on your local council’s requirements. Before starting the certification process, it is always a good idea to check with your local council to ensure you have all the necessary information and documents.

How Long Is A Pool Compliance Certificate Valid For Victoria?

Pool compliance certificates are only valid for 30 days after they are issued. The pool safety certificates must be filed with the relevant local council within this timeframe.
Upon receiving the certificate, the local council must acknowledge receipt and inform the applicant that their next certificate is due in 4 years.

How Often Do Pools Need To Be Inspected?

In Victoria, pools must be inspected every four years to ensure they meet the relevant safety standards and obtain a pool safety certificate if required. The swimming pool or spa owner is responsible for ensuring that it meets the applicable safety standards and obtaining a pool safety certificate. It is advisable to check with your local council or a qualified pool safety inspector to determine the specific requirements for obtaining a pool safety certificate in your area.

Can You Sell A House Without A Pool Safety Certificate?

Yes and No. It depends on whether the property has a pool or not. If you want to sell a property that has a pool or spa, you must include a valid certificate of compliance in your contract.