Swimming pool accessories : mandatory ? | NO STRESS

“Mandatory pool accessories” are all additional equipments around the pool. Their presence around the pool is not imposed by regulations but highly recommended by professionals. You said « mandatory pool accessories » ? By definition, pool accessories are not mandatory. But even if private pool regulations do not require them, some of its accessories appear indispensable to prevent children […]

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Pool standard : safety procedure

Pool standard is an essential component of the regulation. It helps regulate the installation of safety systems to prevent drowning risks. Standard pool : a security matter Since 2004, the regulation of private pools requires owners to install one of the 4 safety devices approved to prevent the risk of drowning. The appropriate solution must be conform […]

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Pool protective cover : what you need to know

To ensure the safety of their pool, owners must adopt one of four mandatory safety equipments. Focus on one of these solutions, the protective cover. Safety and protection around the pool : summary of the law As a burried swimming pool owner, you must equip your pool with on of the 4 security systems provided for by law : pool […]

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Pool protective barrier : Why ? How ?

The pool protective barrier, also called security fence or pool fence, prevent a child under 5 years old to access alone a swimming pool. Why install a pool protective barrier ? The installation of a pool barrier will allow you to raise the level of security around the pool, but it is also a legal obligation. – […]

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Pool safety net : make the right choice

For wintering or the cleanliness of the pool, the pool safety net can ensure safety if it meets the NF P90-308 standard. Our explanations. Choose a certified pool safety net To face drowning – each summer 3 people drown every day with averaged 13% in private pool – a regulation was decided in 2003. Thus, pool owners […]

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Anti-drowning wristband : what you need to know

New security equipment, the anti-drowning wristband to prevent children from drowning by being alerted right in time. Explanations. The utility of an anti-drowning wristband During the summer season in 2015, 1219 people drowned, and 436 died after the accident. Among these victims, children under 6 years account for 15% of deaths from accidental drowning. To prevent such accidents, […]

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Child drowning : understand and prevent any drowning risk

Each year, drowned child makes 500 victims, including 15% of children under 6 years old. Drowning : what is it and how limit the risks ? Our advices. Children drowning in brief Caused by flooding of the airway, child drowning can occur as soon as a small amount of water is swallowed. A child in the pool […]

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Pool drowning : secure the bathing

In private use, the risk of drowning is as important as in public area. Causes of drowning pool and preventive measures to be adopted. Pool drowning : causes During the summer, three people drown each day, on average. Of these accidents, there are a large number of drownings in private swimming pools (13%). Two types of accidents […]

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Know and defeat aquaphobia (fear of water)

Aquaphobia or fear of water is a disease that affects many people. An estimated one in ten French people suffer from aquaphobia, and one in five have a fear of water. What is aquaphobia ? Aquaphobia or fear of water, also called hydrophobia by psychiatrists, is one of the most frequently observed phobias. It means […]

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