The British and European safety standard BS EN1176 and the Health and Safety Executive strongly recommend that all play areas have at least one inspection every year by an independent specialist to ensure the long term safety of the site, equipment and ancillary items. This will also meet legal and insurance responsibilities as well as complying with the requirements of EN1176 (the European Playground Standard).

Whether you need a routine, operational or annual playground inspection, our safety experts and RPII registered inspectors are here to help. We look at the overall wear and tear, vandalism any structural problems, standards compliance and risk assessments.

At Safety Forward our consultants carry out inspections across playgrounds both in the public and private sector across the whole of the UK including:
  • Parks and open spaces
  • Playgrounds
  • Multi-use games areas
  • Playing fields
  • Water features
Our clients include:
  • Nurseries
  • Schools
  • Leisure centres
  • Open spaces and parks
  • Pub gardens play areas
  • Soft play indoor
  • Commercial organisations

What will you get from Safety Forward?

Information and documents that you need to carry out daily, weekly and quarterly inspections yourself, however for insurance purposes you will need an inspection carried out by a qualified person.

A full playground inspection of all playground equipment by a fully qualified RPII inspector.

A full written report detailing the results and findings of the playground inspection for each piece of playground equipment.

Where necessary, recommendations will be made for any maintenance that is required to improve the condition and ensure it complies with BS EN 1176 and reduce any risk of accidents.

If you are interested in more information on our Playground Inspections service please contact us here.

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