Code of Practice for the Design, Construction, Operation, Management and Maintenance of Aquatic Facilities - Western Australia

Description

You are required to comply to this code if you intend to construct, operate, manage or maintain aquatic facilities. It has been prepared to ensure public aquatic facilities are operated to consistently high health and safety standards, by minimising the occurrence of disease, injury and other health-related complaints associated with the use of these facilities.

The code is divided into 12 sections, including administrative provisions, design and construction requirements, water treatment, chemical safety, water quality, qualification requirements, operational and sanitary requirements, plus requirements for special facilities such as spas, hydrotherapy pools, water spray grounds and waterslides.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance 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.

Act(s) name

Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1911 WA

Regulation(s) name

Health (Aquatic Facilities) Regulations 2007 WA

Administering agency

Department of Health

Public Health

Environmental Health Directorate

Contact details

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

Enquiries

Environmental Health Directorate

Public Health

Department of Health

Operating address: 2nd Floor, B Block
189 Royal Street
East Perth
Western Australia 6004
Phone: 08 9388 4999
Fax: 08 9388 4905
Email: ehinfo@health.wa.gov.au

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

Water Unit

Environmental Health Directorate

Public Health

Department of Health

Operating address: 2nd Floor, B Block
189 Royal Street
East Perth
Western Australia 6004
Operating address: Grace Vaughan House
227 Stubbs Terrace
Shenton Park, Western Australia 6008
Phone: 08 9388 4999
Email: swimmingpools@health.wa.gov.au