NZS 8500:2006 Safety barriers and fences around swimming pools, spas and hot tubs

Abbreviation
NZS 8500:2006
Valid from
23/11/2006

Information provider
Standards New Zealand
Author
Standards New Zealand
Information type
New Zealand Standard
Format
PDF


Description

Assists people to avoid a swimming pool related drowning by presenting various options designed to deny, delay, or detect unsupervised entry to the swimming pool area. Options for the location of effective safety barriers that will restrict the access of young children to swimming pools are provided, and requirements for the design, construction and performance of fences, gates, retaining walls and door sets intended to form a barrier to restrict access of young children to swimming pools are specified. This Standard is intended to become an acceptable solution to the Building Code for new pools and to be used by territorial authorities in checking compliance of existing pools.

Scope

Assists people to avoid a swimming pool related drowning by presenting various options designed to deny, delay, or detect unsupervised entry to the swimming pool area. Options for the location of effective safety barriers that will restrict the access of young children to swimming pools are provided, and requirements for the design, construction and performance of fences, gates, retaining walls and door sets intended to form a barrier to restrict access of young children to swimming pools are specified.

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NZS 8500:2006 Safety barriers and fences around swimming pools, spas and hot tubs

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NZS 8500:2006 Safety barriers and fences around swimming pools, spas and hot tubs

Description

Assists people to avoid a swimming pool related drowning by presenting various options designed to deny, delay, or detect unsupervised entry to the swimming pool area. Options for the location of effective safety barriers that will restrict the access of young children to swimming pools are provided, and requirements for the design, construction and performance of fences, gates, retaining walls and door sets intended to form a barrier to restrict access of young children to swimming pools are specified. This Standard is intended to become an acceptable solution to the Building Code for new pools and to be used by territorial authorities in checking compliance of existing pools.

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NZS 8500:2006 Safety barriers and fences around swimming pools, spas and hot tubs
Description

Assists people to avoid a swimming pool related drowning by presenting various options designed to deny, delay, or detect unsupervised entry to the swimming pool area. Options for the location of effective safety barriers that will restrict the access of young children to swimming pools are provided, and requirements for the design, construction and performance of fences, gates, retaining walls and door sets intended to form a barrier to restrict access of young children to swimming pools are specified. This Standard is intended to become an acceptable solution to the Building Code for new pools and to be used by territorial authorities in checking compliance of existing pools.

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NZS 8500:2006 Safety barriers and fences around swimming pools, spas and hot tubs

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