PUBLICATIONS

Please enjoy various publications aiming at informing and educating all those, who do care for the safety of playground users. All publications are in English unless specified otherwise.

GENERAL PUBLICATIONS

The US Consumer Product Safety Commission manual on playground

The Norwegian market surveillance office fact sheet on playground safety

The Belgian market surveillance office brochure on play areas safety (in French)

The Belgian market surveillance office handbook for playground inspectors (in Dutch)

The Dutch market surveillance office booklet on effective supervision

The Dutch market surveillance office booklet on enforcement communication

LEAFLET FOR PARENTS AND CARERS

English version

Bulgarian version

Danish version

Estonian version

Dutch version

Norwegian (bokmal) version

Polish version

Slovak version

Slovenian version

BOOKLET FOR AREA ADMINISTRATORS

English version

Bulgarian version

Danish version

Estonian version

Dutch version

Norwegian (bokmal) version

Polish version

Slovak version

Slovenian version

PLAYGROUND ISSUES IN SPECIFIC COUNTRIES

Market surveillance in Bulgaria

Safety of playgrounds in Belgium

Safety of playgrounds in Denmark

Safety of playgrounds in Estonia

Safety of playgrounds in the Netherlands

Safety of playgrounds in Poland

Safety of playgrounds in Slovenia

Results of the playground inspections in Slovenia

Results of the playground inspections in Slovakia

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

Safe Toys

HOW TO INSPECT THE PLAYGROUNDS?

In general

Play safety by David Yearley of Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (United Kingdom)

Safety of Playgrounds and Playground Equipment by Rob Wind of Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (the Netherlands)

Risk management – using the Haddon matrix for preventing the injuries

Risk management – using the Haddon matrix for preventing the injuries

The amendments of the EN 1176 standard on playground equipment and EN 1177 on playground surfacing – in force since 2008

The checklists

The playground inspection checklist

The playground inspection checklist by US Consumer Product Safety Commission

The test probes

How to use the test probes aimed at checking the playground equipment by David Yearley of Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents – video manual
Download (175 MB, FLV) or Download (68 MB, WEBM)