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.
- Identify a current certified Aquatic Safety Inspector to complete the aquatic safety inspection
- Establish a date for the aquatic safety inspection with the Inspector
- Register the aquatic safety inspection with the Lifesaving Society and order the Aquatic Safety Inspection Report from the Lifesaving Society
- Assign a facility liaison for the Aquatic Safety Inspector to access for the duration of the inspection
- Meet with the Aquatic Safety Inspector following completion of the inspection report
- 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
- Work with the facility liaison to establish the dates of the aquatic safety inspection
- Confirm that the Facility has ordered the aquatic safety inspection report
- Meet with the facility liaison and receive a tour of the facility
- Conduct the audit (the facility liaison will accompany the Inspector and provide access to specific areas such as the mechanical and chemical storage rooms)
- 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 inspection, the facility will be debriefed by the Aquatic Safety Inspector and provided with the completed Aquatic Safety Inspection Package.