Swim school owner-operator Margie Thorpe spends up to seven hours a day in her indoor learn-to-swim pool. The combination of corrosive pool chemicals and fumes produced in the enclosed space caused significant hair loss. Since switching to Hydroxypure, her hair has grown back and her students love the feel of the water.
As the peak summer swimming season looms, Australian Innovative Systems (AIS) CEO Elena Gosse is a woman on a mission to raise awareness and reduce the potential risk of chemical leaks in public and backyard swimming pools by ending the dependence on hazardous chlorine dosing. It's not chlorine that is the enemy, rather the method of dosing.
A recent investigation by 9NEWS has found that tens of thousands of pools across NSW have failed to meet mandatory fencing regulations. According to 9, the number one issue is problems with self-closing gates, followed by climbable items found near fences or barriers, the presence of gaps under or to the side of fencing and no available resuscitation charts.
Poolwerx has named its best and brightest franchise partners at a gala evening following its three-day convention at the InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort and Spa.
Jim's Pool Care has had a successful run at this year's SPASA Australia National Awards of Excellence, taking home the trifecta of a gold, silver and bronze award across the service categories.
A rookie franchisee has taken out the top state and Australasian awards at the 2017 Swimart Awards. Ashley Weekes of Swimart Jindalee is in his first year of operating the franchise, but took out both the Queensland Franchisee of the Year and Australasian Franchisee of the Year.
Swimart has appointed Alex Johnson as its new dedicated franchise development manager. Johnson is a senior entrepreneurial executive with more than 10 years' experience in the franchise industry.
Most states and territories have mandated the use of GHS compliant classification, labelling and safety data sheets. Those that haven’t do accept the new standard and still require chemical hazards to be communicated. This essentially means that all hazardous chemicals must now have a GHS-compliant safety data sheet and be classified according to the GHS guidelines.
Through its MagnaPool brand, Zodiac Australia is supporting families with children on the autism spectrum by sponsoring the charity Spectrum Journeys.
The swimming pool industry is full of interesting personalities and anyone who has worked in the trade can attest to this. Time after time I have met new swimming pool workers at new swimming pool companies, but each time I encounter the same personality types I have seen many times before.
Waterco's energy-efficient Hydrochlor MK3 Mineral Chlorinator enhances chlorine production while reducing energy consumption. It is an addition to the company's EnviroPro pool care range, which is suitable for pools using salt chlorination and the company's Mineral Crystals.
Work has changed for the better for Jim's Pool Care franchisees. A new smartphone app that handles time-consuming routine tasks means franchisees are saving hours in their working day, freeing them up to see more customers, secure more revenue and deliver superior customer service.
Maytronics Australia has formed a partnership with Brauer Industries which will see Maytronics become the exclusive distributor of Ozone Swim domestic products throughout Australia.