Category Archive: Swimming Pools

Keeping Your Swimmers Alive – Are You Responsible?

Health and Safety in swimming pools is vital, yet there are still around 10 deaths every year caused by drowning.  Each of these is a tragedy and many can easily be avoided. One… Continue reading

Council Prosecuted for Swimming Pool HSE Failings

A Council in the UK has been prosecuted by the HSE to the sum of £18,000 and ordered to pay £7,500 costs following a terrifying incident. A young girl’s hair was sucked into… Continue reading

Finger Grip Repair

Finger grip tiles are located in areas of the pool that have to withstand a heavy footfall. This can often lead to finger grip tiles obtaining extensive damage.  Once the finger grip tiles… Continue reading

Starter Blocks

Commercial and Specialised Diving were instructed to install a set of diving starter blocks at a popular leisure centre.  This task required various elements to achieve the objective set by our client. This… Continue reading

Underwater Drilling & Fixing

UNDERWATER DRILLING & FIXING Underwater drilling and fixing are one of our core skills here at Commercial and Specialised Diving.  Using specialist pneumatic and hydraulic drills, the range of repair, maintenance and health… Continue reading

The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015

Whatever your role in construction, CDM 2015 aims to improve health and safety in the industry by helping you to: sensibly plan the work so the risks involved are managed from start to… Continue reading

Swimming Pool Health and Safety

How Commercial and Specialised Diving Can Help You! One of the biggest challenges when running a swimming pool is ensuring it meets health and safety standards to ensure the safety of customers using… Continue reading

HSE Guidance – Diving At Work Regulations

Many swimming pool managers are unaware that when using divers in their swimming pools, they are also responsible for ensuring that the correct health and safety legislation is followed.  In the case of… Continue reading

Balance Tank Annual Clean

It’s easy to ignore what you can’t see, however if you leave a balance tank without a clean or inspection then the damages can be extremely costly, not to mention any health issues… Continue reading

Diamond Cutting

A diamond cutting tool is a tool that has diamond grains fixed onto the functional parts of the tool, typically a saw. Diamond is a naturally hard material. It is perfect for grinding… Continue reading