Residential Pool Inspection Checklist

Utilize the Residential Pool Inspection Checklist to ensure the safety of your pool or hot tub, reducing the chance of injuries and accidents.

Residential Pool Inspection Checklist



Pool Fencing And Decking

1. Is the pool enclosed with a fence at least 4 feet high?


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2. Are gates and doors self-closing and self-latching, with devices not less than 4 feet above grade?


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3. Are pool depth markings visible on the pool deck?


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4. Is decking free of tripping hazards?


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Safety Signs And Life-Saving Equipment

1. Are signs posted in a conspicuous place and maintained legibly? Does the suggested sign language for the pool area include the following messages: • "Swim at your own risk when a lifeguard isn't present" • "No glass containers or alcoholic drinks allowed in the pool area" • "No running or horse-playing is permitted" • "Pets are not allowed" • "Diving is prohibited" • "Children under 14 years old require supervision" • "Pool hours ____ to ____”


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2. Is a life ring with an attached rope capable of spanning the width of the pool?


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3. Is there a body hook permanently attached to a pole (at least 12 feet in length)?


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4. Are emergency telephone numbers posted?


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Anti-Entrapment Devices And Systems

1. Are main drains and suction outlets equipped with approved covers to meet (ANSI/APSP-16 standards?


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2. Are all suction drain covers properly secured and removable only with tools?


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Water Quality

1. Is the water quality checked regularly?


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2. Is the main drain clearly visible from the pool’s edge?


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3. Is the pH of the water maintained between 7.2 and 8.0?


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4. Is free chlorine residual maintained at or above 1.0 ppm or 1.5 ppm if cyanuric acid is used?


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Checklist by GoAudits.com – Please note that this checklist is intended as an example. We do not guarantee compliance with the laws applicable to your territory or industry. You should seek professional advice to determine how this checklist should be adapted to your workplace or jurisdiction.

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