Tag Archive: fix

Do not drain your pool at Christmas!

Christmas is a traditional time for leisure centres to shut down and carry out annual maintenance on their swimming pool. This can involve draining the pool dry, however doing so could cost more… Continue reading

What makes a confined space dangerous?

Confined spaces are dangerous places and strict special Health & Safety Codes of Practice are required in order to enter them. Entering a confined space needs careful planning as they can be a… Continue reading

Anchors away!

Lane swimming is a popular pass time for all levels of swimmer.  Some use it for gentle exercise while others train for competitive sports.  In many pools lane swimming can be occurring at… Continue reading

Health and Safety Topic – Drainage Gullies

‘ Floor gullies, gutters and valleys should not constitute a tripping hazard, and the drainage outlet should have no sharp edges. They should also be easy to maintain and clean.’ Extract from Managing… Continue reading

Sharp Edges Exposed – Are your swimmers cutting their feet?

Swimming pools are often constructed using tiles and grout.  Over time the grout will become eroded, exposing the edges of the tiles. Tile edges are sharp, particularly where they have been cut. These… Continue reading