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Official Documentation

As soon as the official legislation document is signed and released into the public space, it will be available for download here. Please check back regularly for updates.

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Please Mommy, Daddy don’t hurt me?

Seasonal Drowning Syndrome is the misconception that children only drown during the summer season, in a swimming pool and only in large bodies of water. The clever media people (newspapers, magazines, radio, television) created the Seasonal Drowning Syndrome by annually, September to December, dramatically placing great emphasis on the need for children to learn to […]

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Pool safety and the role of pool builders

As a swimming pool builder, I was pleased to be invited to contribute to this important forum on pool safety. Nobody wants to live with knowing they contributed to ending the life of another person, let alone a child – surely the worst thing to live with. We all have enough stress in our normal […]

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Pool Safety Legislation – a case of when, not if…

Will pool safety legislation really be passed in South Africa?

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Safety around school & commercial pools

Pool safety is paramount wherever there is a swimming pool and in particular, pools used by many people at one time i.e. public municipal  pools and school pools. At Paul Roos Gymnasium, a school of some 1200 boys, it is extremely important therefore for rules and regulations to be in place, and to ensure these […]

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