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ASA set out safety
criteria for pool lessons
Risk assessment should be at the heart of all decision-making on
safety in a swimming environment – especially swimming lessons
and coaching sessions.
The ASA, the national governing body for swimming, is clarifying its
position on safety and quality. Pupil to teacher ratios have been agreed
as a guide for safe supervision during lessons and coaching sessions.
The ASA say many factors influence safety including the:
Lifeguard provision – is the supervising teacher carrying out a
dual role of teacher and lifeguard?
Design of the pool where the teaching is taking place, e.g. shape
and blind spots, water depth
Ability of pupils being taught
The Marshall St baths in London’s Soho –
a massive restoration programme
Anne Adams-King, the Director of English Programmes, said:
“We are committed to ensuring all children are taught to swim
Soho’s baths to go
using a quality programme, delivered by qualified teachers or
coaches in the safest environment.
back to former glory
Soho’s famous Marshall Street Building work has already GOLDEN COAST AT WATERCO’S
baths, abandoned for more than begun, and according to Forman
a decade, are to be restored to when finished the baths will be
COMMERCIAL SEMINAR
their former glory. restored to their original glory. Brothers Jamie and Dominic “It wasn’t simply a seminar to
The restoration of the baths – Intricate work to be carried Adams, directors of Golden show the commercial sector
first opened in 1852 – will cost out includes: Coast, were the only delegates what we have on offer, but was
£25m. Restoring and repairing from the UK among 36 aimed more at getting feedback
“The baths will be open in original materials to retain the delegates from 10 countries to from our customers and
2010 and the timing could not character and history of the attend Waterco’s first specifiers and to listen and
be better,” said Andrew baths; commercial seminar at the understand what features and
Forman, Partner of Finch Retaining and repairing company’s Malaysian benefits could be implemented
Forman Chartered Architects. specific features which led to manufacturing facility in Kuala into our existing commercial
“This ambitious transformation the original listing of the Lumpur after it was destroyed filter and pump range,” said
of the area will have the historic building including the Sicilian by fire last year. Tony Fisher, Managing Director,
baths at its heart.” marble lined pool. Joining representatives from Waterco Europe.
Norway, Germany, Australia, “Waterco is dedicated and
China, Singapore, New Zealand, focused on being able to supply
USA, Canada and Indonesia, the the swimming pool and water
seminar, conducted by Sam treatment markets with a range
Schuckert, Waterco’s Commercial of commercial products second
Division Manager, covered the to none in both quality and
filtration systems available from design,” he added.
the company including new and During the visit, delegates
existing filter designs. toured various commercial
The seminar incorporated swimming pool and water
networking where delegates treatment installations
exchanged ideas on throughout Kuala Lumpur where
swimming pool construction Waterco products had been
and water filtration. specified and installed.
Delegates from 10 countries attend the Waterco Malaysian conference
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