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AS 1926.1-2012

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Swimming pool safety, Part 1: Safety barriers for swimming pools

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Specifies requirements for the design, construction and performance of barriers that will restrict the access of young children to swimming pools.
Published: 06/11/2012
Pages: 38
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Table of contents
Cited references
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Table of contents
About this publication
1 Scope and general
1.1 Scope
1.2 Normative references
1.3 Definitions
2 Design and construction of elements of a barrier
2.1 General
2.2 Non-climbable zone (NCZ)
2.2.1 General
2.2.2 Barriers less than 1800 mm in height
2.2.3 Barriers not less than 1800 mm in height
2.2.4 Boundary barriers
2.2.5 Intersecting barriers
2.3 Barriers
2.3.1 Features and objects near a barrier
2.3.2 Perforated material or mesh
2.3.3 Glass barriers
2.3.4 Surface projections and indentations
2.3.5 Horizontal components
2.3.6 Vertical components
2.3.7 Ground clearance
2.4 Gates, gate units and latch fittings
2.4.1 Gates Operation of gates Self-closing device Security of closure
2.4.2 Latch General Location of the latch (see Figure 2.9) Shielding of latch (see Figure 2.9)
2.4.3 Gate hinges
2.4.4 Gate units General Supply of gate units Types of materials Marking of gate units Testing
2.5 Other barriers
2.5.1 Retaining wall above the pool level
2.5.2 Retaining wall below the pool level
2.5.3 Out-of-ground pool walls
2.5.4 Permanent bodies of water
2.6 Child-resistant openable portion of window
2.7 Child resistant doorsets
2.8 Balcony balustrades
2.9 Above-ground pools
3 Loading requirements
3.1 Strength and rigidity of openings
3.2 Strength of posts and footings
3.3 Strength of barrier components
3.3.1 Rigid components
3.3.2 Flexible material and components
3.4 Closing and latching of gates
3.5 Strength and rigidity of a gate unit
3.6 Durability of a gate unit
Appendix A
A1 Scope
A2 Principle
A3 Apparatus
A4 Procedure
A5 Report
Appendix B
B1 Scope
B2 Principle
B3 Apparatus
B4 Procedure
B5 Report
Appendix C
C1 Scope
C2 Principle
C3 Apparatus
C4 Procedure
C5 Report
Appendix D
D1 Scope
D2 Principle
D3 Apparatus
D4 Procedure
D5 Report
Appendix E
E1 Scope
E2 Principle
E3 Apparatus
E4 Procedure
E5 Report
Appendix F
F1 Scope
F2 Principle
F3 Apparatus
F4 Procedure
F5 Report
Cited references in this standard
Glass in buildings — Selection and installation
Content history
DR2 AS 1926.1