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
Other Playground Safety Checklists
Playground Safety Checklist by Brotherhood Mutual
Number of Checklist Tasks: 12 Created by: Brotherhood Mutual
Playground Safety Checklist by DHHSYear Created: 2008 Number of Checklist Tasks: 24 Created by: DHHS
Alberta Playground Safety Checklist
This checklist 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 public playground safety handbook 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 research paper which documents the benefits of playground use in the development of young children.