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Managing health and safety in swimming pools

Managing health and safety in swimming pools
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This guidance is currently being reviewed and revised by a number of industry stakeholders with HSE support. Once this process is complete, this HSE guidance will be withdrawn and replaced by new guidance.

Reflecting latest law changes and new developments concerning equipment, facilities and supervision. Guidance for anyone involved in managing pool health and safety but especially owners (including local authority clients), operators (including management contractors), architects, engineers, designers, manufacturers and constructors.

Aspects also apply to occasional hirers. Documenting known pool operation risks, precautionary advice is provided towards creating a safer environment for users and employees. Among other broader subjects, the specific issue of water treatment systems is covered.

Updated: 2015-11-02