Backyard swimming pool safety inspections: a comparison of management approaches and compliance levels in three local government areas in NSW.

@article{Weerdenburg2006BackyardSP,
  title={Backyard swimming pool safety inspections: a comparison of management approaches and compliance levels in three local government areas in NSW.},
  author={Katherine van Weerdenburg and Rebecca J. Mitchell and Frank Wallner},
  journal={Health promotion journal of Australia : official journal of Australian Association of Health Promotion Professionals},
  year={2006},
  volume={17 1},
  pages={37-42}
}
ISSUE ADDRESSED Since 1992, swimming pool fencing has been a legislative requirement in New South Wales (NSW), yet compliance with the NSW Swimming Pool Act is mixed. Local councils are responsible for the enforcement of the act. However, their approach to enforcement and the management of backyard swimming pool safety inspections is varied. METHODS A random sample of backyard swimming pools was inspected in Council A and existing compliance data for pools in two other councils (B and C) were… CONTINUE READING