Inspection Process

Facility owners/operators are encouraged to complete an annual aquatic safety inspection. Aquatic safety inspections use a standardized method of assessing safety, identifying risks and regulatory compliance in aquatic facilities with the objective of making facilities safer for both public and staff.

Affiliate Responsibilities

  1. Identify a current certified Aquatic Safety Inspector to complete the aquatic safety inspection
  2. Establish a date for the aquatic safety inspection with the Inspector
  3. Register the aquatic safety inspection with the Lifesaving Society and order the Aquatic Safety Inspection Report from the Lifesaving Society
  4. Assign a facility liaison for the Aquatic Safety Inspector to access for the duration of the inspection
  5. Meet with the Aquatic Safety Inspector following completion of the inspection report
  6. Submit the aquatic safety inspection report summary results to the Lifesaving Society and keep a copy of the report on file

Aquatic Safety Inspector Responsibilities

  1. Work with the facility liaison to establish the dates of the aquatic safety inspection
  2. Confirm that the Facility has ordered the aquatic safety inspection report
  3. Meet with the facility liaison and receive a tour of the facility
  4. Conduct the audit (the facility liaison will accompany the Inspector and provide access to specific areas such as the mechanical and chemical storage rooms)
  5. Meet with the owner or owner’s agent to share the results of the inspection and provide them with the original completed copy of the inspection report

Inspection Results & Recommendations

Following an aquatic safety inspectionthe facility will be debriefed by the Aquatic Safety Inspector and provided with the completed Aquatic Safety Inspection Package.