Swimming and Spa Pools Code of Practice - Australian Capital Territory

Description

You are required to comply with this code of practice if you are the owner or operator of a public swimming or spa pool. It is your responsibility to ensure that the recommended levels of chemicals are used in the disinfection and treatment of the pool.

This code of practice applies to public swimming and spa pools, including those located in:

  • Hotels, motels and serviced apartments;
  • Clubs;
  • Schools;
  • Gymnasiums and health resorts;
  • Squash and tennis centres;
  • Recreational resorts;
  • Hospitals (hydrotherapy pools);
  • Workplaces;
  • Places of adult entertainment; and
  • Pools used to provide swimming lessons.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Administering agency

Health Directorate

Population Health Division

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

General Enquiries, Health Protection Service

Operating address: Howard Florey Centenary House
25 Mulley Street
Holder
Australian Capital Territory 2611
Mailing address: Locked Bag 5005
Weston Creek
Australian Capital Territory 2611
Phone: 02 6205 1700
Fax: 02 6205 1705
Email: hps@act.gov.au