Aquatic Safety Audits

The Society provides confidential consultation services to evaluate aquatic facilities and their operating practices. Aquatic Safety Audits are designed to maximize safety by identifying what steps can be taken to minimize the risk of drowning or serious injury.

Audits can have a narrow or topical focus on one specific aspect of one facility's operation or be a comprehensive review of the entire aquatic operation. This advice is used by facility owners/operators to develop and implement operational practices to enhance patron and staff safety within their facility. Audits have been used to evaluate public and private recreational facilities, as well as, other aquatic environments such as irrigation canals and provincial park beaches.

Is your facility safe?
The Lifesaving Society's Aquatic Safety Audit is a service that assists aquatic facility owners/ operators to respond proactively and reduce the risk of serious injury and drowning in their facility. The purpose of an Aquatic Safety Audit is to maximize the safety of patrons and facility staff by identifying and creating effective safety and risk management practices.

Audit Categories

  • staff training
  • supervision of lifeguards
  • emergency procedures
  • pool entry requirements for the public and other groups
  • operational policies
  • aquatic program safety
  • compliance with relevant aquatic safety regulations and industry operating standards
  • public education and safety systems including pool safety rules
  • lifeguarding systems including lifeguard stations and communication
  • safety implications of the facility design

To request an Aquatic Safety Audit
Clients requesting a safety audit service enter into a contract with the Society. The contract stipulates the scope of the audit and the type of report desired. Fees vary depending on these and other variables. For a free consultation, Contact us.

 

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