Water danger: Owners not paying attention to gate safety WARNING ON POOLS
Cory Sciberras are ready to fight. Picture: David Swift. MANY homeowners are still not ensuring their swimming pools are completely safe, with council officers finding a number of non-compliant fences in the area.
There were 116 non-compliance certificates handed out in a 12 month period in the Penrith local government area.
Pool inspectors have reported finding pool gates propped open with wood, rocks and even chairs.
This is despite a statewide blitz on swimming pool fencing safety and a number of heartbreaking deaths in pools across NSW over the summer. ›› Full Report P2