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Swimming pools for public use - Part 1: Safety requirements for design; German and English version EN 15288-1:2018/prA1:2023


This document specifies safety requirements relevant to certain aspects of the design and construction of classified pools according to Clause 4. It is intended for those concerned with the design, construction, planning and operation of classified swimming pools. It provides guidance about the risks associated by identifying the design characteristics required for a safe environment. The requirements of this document are applicable to all new classified pools and, as appropriate, to specific refurbishments of classified existing pools. This document has limited application to classified pools which consist of segregated areas of rivers, lakes or the sea but this document should be followed where relevant. National and/or local legislation may apply. This document is not applicable to domestic swimming pools according to EN 16582 (all parts). Further definitions of domestic swimming pools and/or use is given in EN 16582.





Planned document number

DIN EN 15288-1+A1

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Responsible national committee

NA 112-05-01 AA - Public used swimmingpool facilities and equipment  

Responsible european committee

CEN/TC 136/WG 8 - Swimming pools  

draft standard

Swimming pools for public use - Part 1: Safety requirements for design; German and English version EN 15288-1:2018/prA1:2023
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previous edition(s)

Swimming pools for public use - Part 1: Safety requirements for design; German version EN 15288-1:2018

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