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AS 1926.1 specifies requirements for the design, construction and performance of fences, gates, retaining walls, windows, doorsets and balconies, intended to form a barrier that will restrict the access of young children to swimming pools.
The Australian Standard includes requirements for the design, construction and performance of gate units installed as part of a swimming pool barrier.
AS 1926.1 is broken into 3 sections consisting of:
The standard also contains 6 informative appendices consisting of:
Yes, this Standard is referenced in both NCC Volume One and NCC Volume Two providing Deemed-to-Satisfy provisions for the design and construction of swimming pool barriers for swimming pools associated with Class 1 to 9 structures.
The primary users of this standard are residential builders, pool builders, structural landscape contractors, other building trade contractors, designers, building certifiers and surveyors, project managers, manufacturers and testing authorities.
An electronic copy of this Australian Standard can be purchased through the Digital Australian Standards webpage.
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