Barriers like fences restrict unsupervised access to residential pools and help reduce young children drowning.
This standard includes methods of assessing the strength of pool barriers. To use these methods to verify compliance with the New Zealand Building Code for residential pool barriers, they must be read along with Acceptable Solution F9/AS1.
Date published: 24/11/2006
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