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by Dave Collins on December 9, 2016

POOL SAFETY and NEW REIQ CONTRACT VERSIONS. New REIQ contracts mean that if the Seller of a property wants to have some certainty re pool compliance (without an option for buyer to pull out up to settlement) they may be better off getting a Pool Safety Certificate themselves before they enter into a contract of […]

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Public Swimming Pool Safety

by Dave Collins on November 8, 2016

Swimming is one of the most vigorous and rewarding exercises available to individuals.  The water provides resistance for effective exercise yet is gentle on joints unlike other vigorous exercises.  However, there are hidden dangers to swimming of which many people, especially parents and children, should be aware.  Posting signs at your pool that address the […]

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Latest QLD Pool Safety Information

by Dave Collins on November 4, 2016

The Qld Government has just released Local Government swimming pool safety guideline. To assist Local Governments in understanding and performing pool safety related functions. This guideline covers a range of Local Government obligations, responsibilities and powers relating to Queensland’s pool safety laws including: mandatory inspections information and record keeping pool safety register local laws deciding […]

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Village Risk Management Manual

by Dave Collins on November 3, 2016

This is one of the most most useful and practical Free Public Liability Risk Management Manuals we have come across., developed and published by the Retirement Village Association, it explains the principles  of risk management, provides heaps of practical liability claim examples and detailed information on specific topics and some handy risk management tools. Here […]

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New Swimming Pool Safety Legislation

by Dave Collins on August 30, 2016

New pool safety legislation in QLD is going to have public liability ramifications for body corporates, motels, caravan parks, resorts and homeowners. Visit our Safety Risk Website for more details including Code of Practice for Pool Safety Inspectors Related PostsPublic Liability Retail Risk Manual Trespassers and Public Liability Are Public Liability And Professional Indemnity Insurance […]

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Managing drowning risks at publicly accessible pools

by Dave Collins on August 25, 2016

Queensland Govt has recently updated its information sheets for preventing drownings at public pools. These include commercial pools, public pools, bodies corporate, motels, hotels, camping grounds, resorts, caravan parks and school pools. VISIT WEBSITE Detailed information is provided under the following headings: Why manage drowning risks at pools? Hazards and risks Guidelines for safe pool […]

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