Home Pool Safety

WaterSafe Auckland offers a collection of national and international research and articles offering a sound source of information and evidence around pool safety, particularly pool fencing.

  • IPRU Literature Review, fencing of swimming pools (March 2006)
    The aims of this review were to (1) summarise the international literature concerning the implementation and enforcement of swimming pool legislation and (2) to identify experiences that may have enhanced the ability to enforce this legislation.
  • IPRU Fencing Compliance Report (January 2007)
    This was a survey of local authorities regarding compliance with and enforcement of the Fencing of Swimming Pools Act 1987.
  • Prevalence of Pools and Adequate Pool Fencing in the United States, 2001-2003
    The objective of this study was to estimate the proportion of U.s. households with access to a residential swimming pool and the prevalence of adequate pool fencing.