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Australian Standards® - Pools & Spas

The following standards are applicable to anyone involved in the Pool & Spa Industry.  Please be aware that these are subject to copyright and therefore we are unable to issue copies

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Standards recommended as per the Guide to Standards - Pools & Spas

Building Contracts

 

  AS 2124, 2125, 2127-1992
General conditions of contract

Purchase AS 2124, 2125, 2127

  AS 4000 Set-2006
General conditions of contract Set

Purchase AS 4000 Set

  AS 4300-1995
General conditions of contract for design and construct

Purchase 4300

  AS 4902-2000
General conditions of contract for design and construct

Purchase 4902

  AS 2160.1-1998
Contract for the supply and construction of a swimming pool or spa - Concrete swimming pool or spa (no carbon copy)

Purchase 2160.1

 

Manufacturing and Installation

 
  AS 3861-1991
Spa baths
Purchase AS 3861
  AS 2610.2-2007
Spa pools - Private spas
Purchase AS 2610.2

Electrical Equipment

 

  AS/NZS 3000:2007
Electrical installations (known as the Australian/New Zealand Wiring Rules)

Purchase AS/NZS 3000

  AS 60529-2004
Degrees of protection provided by enclosures (IP Code)

Purchase 60529

 

  AS/NZS 3136:2001
Approval and test specification - Electrical equipment for spa and swimming pools
Purchase AS/NZS 3136
  AS/NZS 60335.2.60:2006
Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety - Particular requirements for whirlpool baths and whirlpool spas(IEC 60335-2-60 Ed 3.1, MOD)
 
  AS/NZS 3112:2011
Approval and test specification - Plugs and socket-outlets
 
  AS/NZS 3191:2008
Electric flexible cords
 
  AS/NZS 60227.5:2003
Polyvinyl chloride insulated cables of rated voltages up to and including 450/750 V - Flexible cables (cords)
 
  AS/NZS 61558.2.6:2009
Safety of power transformers, power supplies, reactors and similar products for supply voltages up to 1 100 V - Particular requirements for safety isolating transformers and power supply units incorporating safety isolating transformers (IEC 61558-2-6 Ed 2, MOD)
 
  The Guide to Standards - Household Electrical Equipment may also be of use for those working with electrical equipment  

Filtration Equipment (Skimmer Boxes)

 

  AS 2610.2-2007
Spa pools - Private spas
Purchase AS 2610.2
  AS 1926.3-2010
Swimming pool safety - Water recirculation systems
Purchase AS 1926.3
  HB 241-2002
Water Management for Public Swimming Pools and Spas
 

Plumbing Fittings

 

  AS/NZS 3500.1:2003
Plumbing and drainage - Water services
Purchase AS/NZS 3500.1
  AS/NZS 3500.4:2003
Plumbing and drainage - Heated water services
 
  AS/NZS 3500 (Set):2003
Plumbing and drainage Set
Purchase AS/NZS 3500
  AS 5200.000-2006
Technical specification for plumbing and drainage products - Procedures for certification of plumbing and drainage products
 

Pool Pumps

 

  AS/NZS 60335.1:2011
Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety - General requirements (IEC 60335-1 Ed 5, MOD)
 
  AS/NZS 60335.2.41:2004
Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety - - Particular requirements for pumps
 
  AS 5102.1-2009
Performance of household electrical appliances - Swimming pool pump-units - Energy consumption and performance
Purchase AS 5102.1
  AS 5102.2-2009
Performance of household electrical appliances - Swimming pool pump-units - Energy labelling and minimum energy performance standard requirements
Purchase AS 5102.2

Pool and Spa Heaters

 

  AS/NZS 3136:2001
Approval and test specification - Electrical equipment for spa and swimming pools
Purchase AS/NZS 3136
  AS/NZS 3100:2009
Approval and test specification - General requirements for electrical equipment
 

Solar Heaters and Collectors

 

  AS 3634-1989
Solar heating systems for swimming pools
Purchase AS 3634
  AS 2369.1-1990
Materials for solar collectors for swimming pool heating - Rubber materials
Purchase AS 2369.1
  AS 2369.2-1993
Materials for solar collectors for swimming pool heating - Flexible or plasticized polyvinyl chloride
Purchase AS 2369.2
  AS/NZS 2535.1:2007
Test methods for solar collectors - Thermal performance of glazed liquid heating collectors including pressure drop (ISO 9806-1:1994, MOD)
 

Chlorinators

 
  AS/NZS 3136:2001
Approval and test specification - Electrical equipment for spa and swimming pools
Purchase AS/NZS 3136

Building and Design

 

  AS 2610.2-2007
Spa pools - Private spas
Purchase AS 2610.2
  AS 2610.1-2007
Spa pools - Public spas
Purchase AS 2610.1
  AS 1100.301-2008
Technical drawing - Architectural drawing
 
  AS ISO 8930-2005
General principles on reliability of structures - List of equivalent terms
 
  AS/NZS 1170.0:2002
Structural design actions - General principles
 
  AS/NZS 1170.1:2002
Structural design actions - Permanent, imposed and other actions
 
  AS/NZS 1170.2:2011
Structural design actions - Wind actions
 
  AS/NZS 1170.3:2003
Structural design actions - Snow and ice actions
 
  AS 1170.4-2007
Structural design actions - Earthquake actions in Australia
 
  AS 4055-2006
Wind loads for housing
 
  AS 5104-2005
General principles on reliability for structures
 
  AS ISO 13822-2005
Basis for design of structures - Assessment of existing structures (ISO13822:2001, MOD)
 
  ISO 13823:2008
General principles on the design of structures for durability
 
  ISO 15928-1:2003
Houses - Description of performance - Part 1: Structural safety
 
  ISO 15928-2:2005
Houses - Description of performance - Part 2: Structural serviceability
 
  ISO 15928-3:2009
Houses - Description of performance - Part 3: Structural durability
 
  AS 4674-2004
Construction and fit out of food premises
 

Concrete Structures

 

  AS 1379-2007
Specification and supply of concrete
 
  AS 3600-2009
Concrete structures
 
  AS 3735-2001
Concrete structures retaining liquids
Purchase AS 3735
  AS 2783-1992
Use of reinforced concrete for small swimming pools
Purchase AS 2783
  AS/NZS 4671:2001
Steel reinforcing materials
 
  AS 3850-2003
Tilt-up concrete construction
 

Fibre Reinforced Plastics

 

  AS/NZS 1838:1994
Swimming pools - Premoulded fibre-reinforced plastics - Design and fabrication
 
  AS/NZS 1839:1994
Swimming pools - Premoulded fibre-reinforced plastics - Installation
 

Steel Structures

 

  AS/NZS 4600:2005
Cold-formed steel structures
 
  AS/NZS 2312:2002
Guide to the protection of structural steel against atmospheric corrosion by the use of protective coatings
 

Timber Structures

 
  AS 1720.1-2010
Timber structures - Design methods
Purchase AS 1720.1
  AS 1684.1-1999
Residential timber-framed construction - Design criteria
Purchase AS 1684
  AS 1684.2-2010
Residential timber-framed construction - Non-cyclonic areas
Purchase AS 1684
  AS 1684.3-2010
Residential timber-framed construction - Cyclonic areas
Purchase AS 1684
  AS 1684.4-2010
Residential timber-framed construction - Simplified - Non-cyclonic areas
Purchase AS 1684

Aluminium Structures

 

  AS/NZS 1664.1:1997
Aluminium structures - Limit state design
 
  AS/NZS 1664.2:1997
Aluminium structures - Allowable stress design
 
  HB 50-2004
Glossary of building terms
 
  AS 1231-2000
Aluminium and aluminium alloys - Anodic oxidation coatings
 

Playground Equipment

 

  AS 4685 (Set)-2004
Playground Equipment Safety Set
 
  AS/NZS 4422:1996
Playground surfacing - Specifications, requirements and test method
 
  AS/NZS 4486.1:1997
Playgrounds and playground equipment - Development, installation, inspection, maintenance and operation
 

Fencing for Pools & Spas

 
  AS 1926.1-2012
Swimming pool safety - Safety barriers for swimming pools
Purchase AS 1926.1
 

AS 1926.2-2007
Swimming pool safety - Location of safety barriers for swimming pools

Purchase AS 1926.2
 

AS 1926.3-2010

Swimming pool safety - Water recirculation systems

 

Lighting

 

  AS 2560.2.5-2007
Sports lighting - Specific applications - Swimming pools
 
  AS 4282-1997
Control of the obtrusive effects of outdoor lighting
 
  AS/NZS 60598.2.5:2002
Luminaires - Particular requirements - Floodlights (IEC 60598.2.5:1998, MOD)
 
  AS/NZS 60598.2.18:1998
Luminaires - Particular requirements - Luminaires for swimming pools and similar applications
 
  AS/NZS 3000:2007
Electrical installations (known as the Australian/New Zealand Wiring Rules)
 

Slip Resistance Levels

 

  HB 197:1999
An introductory guide to the slip resistance of pedestrian surface materials
 
  AS/NZS 4586:2004
Slip resistance classification of new pedestrian surface materials
 
  AS/NZS 4663:2004
Slip resistance measurement of existing pedestrian surfaces
 

Pool Safety

 

  AS 2818-1993
Guide to swimming pool safety
Purchase AS 2818
  AS 1900-2002
Flotation aids for water familiarization and swimming tuition
Purchase AS 1900
  AS/NZS 2416.1:2010
Water safety signs and beach safety flags - Specifications for water safety signs used in workplaces and public areas (ISO 20712-1:2008, MOD)
 
  AS/NZS 2416.3:2010
Water safety signs and beach safety flags - Guidance for use
 

Water Quality Levels

 
  AS 3633-1989
Private swimming pools - Water quality
Purchase AS 3633
  HB 241-2002
Water Management for Public Swimming Pools and Spas
 
  AS 4276
Water microbiology Series
 

Storing Chemicals

 

  AS 3780-2008
The storage and handling of corrosive substances
 
  AS/NZS 3833:2007
The storage and handling of mixed classes of dangerous goods, in packages and intermediate bulk containers
 
  More information on storage and handling of chemicals can be found in the Guide to Standards - Dangerous Goods  

Disability Access

 
  AS 1428.1-2009
Design for access and mobility - General requirements for access - New building work
Purchase AS 1428.1
  AS/NZS 1428.4.1:2009
Design for access and mobility - Means to assist the orientation of people with vision impairment - Tactile ground surface indicators
Purchase AS/NZS 1428.4.1

Hydrotherapy Pools

 
  AS 3979-2006
Hydrotherapy pools
Purchase AS 3979
  AS 1926.3-2010
Swimming pool safety - Water recirculation systems
Purchase AS 1926.3

Demonstrating Compliance to Building Standards

 

  HB 18.67-2005
Conformity assessment - Fundamentals of product certification