playground safety
Playground Safety Checklist in PDF and DOC Formats  |  Created by: SECC Office of Education  

Topics Covered in this PDF Checklist:

  • Checking the surface which includes the condition of loose-fill surfacing material
  • Checking the equipment including the structural components
  • Securing the movable components or fastening devices
  • Checking the overall playground condition
Number of Checklist Tasks: 17 Created by: SECC Office of Education

Playground Safety Making The Grade Training DVD

  • Training DVD
  • PowerPoint
  • 10 handbooks
  • Portable
  • Leaders Guide
  • Other Languages
Playground Safety Training Video

Other Playground Safety Checklists

Number of Checklist Tasks: 12 Created by: Brotherhood Mutual
Year Created: 2008 Number of Checklist Tasks: 24 Created by: DHHS

Number of Checklist Tasks: 101 Created by: ECELS-Healthy Childcare PA

Alberta Playground Safety Checklist

This was created by MyHealthAlberta which is a Government of Alberta initiative in partnership with Alberta Health Services. This checklist helps you to check that the play area and the equipment are all ready for safe play.

Public Playground Safety Handbook

A playground is a place for children to play and have fun but public playground equipment might harm children if not maintained properly. This was created by CPSC to presents safety information for public playground equipment in the form of guidelines. The recommendations in this handbook will contribute to greater playground safety.

Benefits of Playground Use in Young Children

Playground gives opportunities for children to engage in fun and games with their peers. Interaction with their playmates allows children to develop their ideas and skills. With this in mind, DER has prepared a which documents the benefits of playground use in the development of young children.