Ireland’s first Health & Safety Seminar for Leisure & Aquatic Facilities will take place in June.

Water Safety Seminar Announced

Swimming pool safety will be the hot topic at the first Health & Safety Seminar for Leisure & Aquatic Facilities in Ireland, which takes place in June. The expert panel of speakers confirmed for the event includes Ralph Riley, Director of PWTAG, Richard Lamburn, Technical Manager at the STA, Mark Bagnall, Safety & Environmental Officer […]

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BRIO Team photo

Swim Safety Is Top BRIO Priority

Placing swimming pool safety at the top of its priority list, BRIO Group is passionate about providing expert knowledge and training for the water leisure industry. Originally BRIO began as a provider of pool plant courses, fitness and aqua courses, under Byrne LTC. Last January saw a change of name to the BRIO group, offering […]

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There are estimated to be at least a million pools across Europe
with single main drains. Pic for example purposes only.

Hidden Risk Is Ticking Time Bomb

In July this year, tragedy struck when an 11 year old boy, on holiday with his family in the Dordogne, France drowned in a public pool. The boy’s leg had become trapped by fierce suction from the only main drain. The pool had recently undergone refurbishment. Sadly, it had not been fitted with a second […]

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The pool at Greenvale Leisure Centre has been recognised by
PWTAG for its water safety and cleanliness.

First To Receive Poolmark Quality Award

Greenvale Leisure Centre in Northern Ireland has become the first in the UK to receive the prestigious Poolmark award. Operated by Pulse on behalf of Mid Ulster District Council, the leisure centre was presented with the Pool Water Treatment Advisory Group (PWTAG) Poolmark award, which recognises water safety and cleanliness. The Poolmark certification is an […]

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