Is the playground structure free of bending, loosening, cracking, breakage, wear, rust/corrosion, entrapments or other safety related issues?
Is the area free of trees or other objects which overhang the playground and are potentially creating a safety issue?
Is the playground surface free of rust/corrosion, cracks, splinters, sharp edges, graffiti or other safety or aesthetic issues?
Does all the playground hardware meet Standards (check for any hardware that is missing, bent, broken or loose or any other safety issues such as open hooks)?
Is the playground free of sharp edges, protrusions, gaps or other safety related issues?
Do all guards and hand rails meet Standards (check for missing, bent, broken and loose items and also heights)?
Do all ladders and steps meet Standards (check for rungs which are missing, loose, broken, worn and slippery)?
Do all swing seats meet Standards (check for seats which are missing, loose, damaged, perished and also check the height of the seat)?
Do all See Saws and Springers have smooth movement, secure seats, bumper tyres in place, acceptable painted finish and secure bolts?
Are all footings secure?
Are concrete footings below ground level?
Is there sufficient softfall in place and is it clear of rubbish and debris?
Is the density of the soft fall within the parameters of the Standards?
Is there adequate draining from the soft fall area?
Are all playground items in working order?