water park safety regulations

About us

Certification and engineering services for leisure spaces, water parks, and recreational pools

We are an independent engineering firm and internationally accredited inspection entity by ENAC (ISO/IEC 17020) for the safety certification of water slides (EN-1069:2017 / ASTM F-2376), as well as recreational pools and splash areas with water games (EN-17232:2021 / ASTM F2461).

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water park safety regulations

About us

Certification and engineering services for leisure spaces, water parks, and recreational pools

We are an independent engineering firm and internationally accredited inspection entity by ENAC (ISO/IEC 17020) for the safety certification of water slides (EN-1069:2017 / ASTM F-2376), as well as recreational pools and splash areas with water games (EN-17232:2021 / ASTM F2461).

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Our team

We are a team of professionals with specific knowledge and experience in the sectors in which we work. Additionally, we have several collaborators, both nationally and internationally, that enable us to offer services perfectly tailored to the needs of each project and client.

The members of The Fun Lab are part of different technical working teams responsible for reviewing, updating, and modernizing the safety standards in water parks.

Specifically, we are members of the Technical Body CTN 147/SC 2/GT 1, belonging to the Spanish Association for Standardization (UNE); the group CEN/TC 136/WG 3 of the European Committee for Standardization; and the Technical Committee F24 of ASTM (Amusement and Rides). Likewise, we actively participate in the Water Park Safety Committee of ASOFAP (Spanish Association of Professionals in the Pool Sector).

Our team

We are a team of professionals with specific knowledge and experience in the sectors in which we work. Additionally, we have several collaborators, both nationally and internationally, that enable us to offer services perfectly tailored to the needs of each project and client.

The members of The Fun Lab are part of different technical working teams responsible for reviewing, updating, and modernizing the safety standards in water parks.

Specifically, we are members of the Technical Body CTN 147/SC 2/GT 1, belonging to the Spanish Association for Standardization (UNE); the group CEN/TC 136/WG 3 of the European Committee for Standardization; and the Technical Committee F24 of ASTM (Amusement and Rides). Likewise, we actively participate in the Water Park Safety Committee of ASOFAP (Spanish Association of Professionals in the Pool Sector).

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Santiago García Gimeno

Technical Director - Engineering and Inspection Department

Graduate in Engineering with specialization in hydraulic systems. His professional career has been focused on the comprehensive management of water park and pool projects both nationally and internationally, having worked on over 250 projects throughout his career. He assumes the technical direction of the company and the water inspections area.

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Javier Salvador Marín

Managing Director - Consulting and Business Division

With academic background in Digital Business, Marketing, and Communication, her professional career has been focused on strategic planning and consulting projects for major clients in the tourism sector internationally. She is currently pursuing a PhD in Tourism at the Complutense University of Madrid.

Juan Diego Zapatas

ENGINEERING AND INSPECTION DEPARTMENT

With a degree in Civil Engineering and a Master’s in Hydraulic Engineering and Environment, he combines his work in the Inspection Department with those in the Engineering Department, technically developing projects for new water leisure areas, as well as providing support for R&D projects and the Blue Leaf Standard.

Sonia Bassols Delgado

OPERATIONAL SAFETY DEPARTMENT - EXTERNAL COLLABORATOR

With training as a Senior Technician in Chemistry and Environmental Health, she has a career of over 10 years in the management of consulting services and training in operational safety and lifeguard protocols for pools and water parks. Additionally, she is an instructor of lifeguard and rescue programs accredited by the Spanish Royal Federation of Lifesaving.

Héctor Orozco

Caribbean Regional Delegate - Technical Auditor

As a certified lifeguard and instructor, he has over 20 years of experience in safety, operations management, and lifeguarding in water parks and recreational pools.

Melis Aloğlu

EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN REGIONAL DELEGATE - TECHNICAL AUDITOR

Trained as an architect, her professional career of nearly 10 years has been focused on the design and execution of water park and aquatic facility projects, working for various manufacturers in the industry.

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Santiago García Gimeno

TECHNICAL DIRECTOR - ENGINEERING AND INSPECTION DEPARTMENT

Graduate in Engineering with specialization in hydraulic systems. His professional career has been focused on the comprehensive management of water park and pool projects both nationally and internationally, having worked on over 250 projects throughout his career. He assumes the technical direction of the company and the water inspections area.

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Javier Salvador Marín

MANAGING DIRECTOR - CONSULTING AND BUSINESS DIVISION

With academic background in Digital Business, Marketing, and Communication, her professional career has been focused on strategic planning and consulting projects for major clients in the tourism sector internationally. She is currently pursuing a PhD in Tourism at the Complutense University of Madrid.

Juan Diego Zapatas

ENGINEERING AND INSPECTION DEPARTMENT

With a degree in Civil Engineering and a Master’s in Hydraulic Engineering and Environment, he combines his work in the Inspection Department with those in the Engineering Department, technically developing projects for new water leisure areas, as well as providing support for R&D projects and the Blue Leaf Standard.

Sonia Bassols Delgado

OPERATIONAL SAFETY DEPARTMENT - EXTERNAL COLLABORATOR

With training as a Senior Technician in Chemistry and Environmental Health, she has a career of over 10 years in the management of consulting services and training in operational safety and lifeguard protocols for pools and water parks. Additionally, she is an instructor of lifeguard and rescue programs accredited by the Spanish Royal Federation of Lifesaving.

Héctor Orozco

CARIBBEAN REGIONAL DELEGATE - TECHNICAL AUDITOR

As a certified lifeguard and instructor, he has over 20 years of experience in safety, operations management, and lifeguarding in water parks and recreational pools.

Melis Aloğlu

EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN REGIONAL DELEGATE - TECHNICAL AUDITOR

Trained as an architect, her professional career of nearly 10 years has been focused on the design and execution of water park and aquatic facility projects, working for various manufacturers in the industry.

Acting as partners and representatives of The Fun Lab, we actively collaborate with academic institutions to facilitate knowledge exchange and provide training to students. In recent years, we have worked with:

Acting as partners and representatives of The Fun Lab, we actively collaborate with academic institutions to facilitate knowledge exchange and provide training to students. In recent years, we have worked with:

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