Information

MONTHLY PLAYGROUND INSPECTIONS

  • Ward Location

  • Conducted on

  • Document No.

  • Prepared by

  • Playground Location

  • LOCATION

PREVIOUS INSPECTION

  • Has all defects from previous inspection been resolved

PLAYGROUND ACCESS / AREA

  • Is the access to playground free of obstructions

  • Are pathways leading to playgrounds free of trip hazards

  • Is the area free of rubbish

  • Are seats in good condition and free of vandalism

  • Do fences appear to be structurally sound and free of vandalisim

  • Are gate latches operating correctly

  • Is the area free of syringes and other hazardous waste

SURROUNDING VEGETATION

  • Is the playground area free of fallen tree debris

  • Are surrounding trees free of overhanging deadwood

  • Is the area free from the encroachment of weeds

PLAYGROUND STRUCTURES

  • Do all structures appear to be in safe working order

  • Are all structures free from graffiti

  • Are structures of sound construction and have good stability

  • Is the structure free from corrosion

  • Do foundations appear to be in a safe and sound condition

PLAYGROUND COMPONENTS

  • Are all seats / tyres sound and safe from obstruction

  • Are all bolts / nuts secure

  • Do all all rungs / rails in appear to be in a safe condition

  • Are platform boards secure and free from excessive wear and tear

  • Does the sandpit have sufficient depth of sand

  • Are sandpits free of debris/rubbish

SHARP PROJECTIONS

  • Is the area free from any sharp projections that may cause injury

  • Are timber structures free of splintering wood

MECHANICAL DEVICES

  • Are bearings freely moving

  • Is there sufficient lubrication on required parts

CHAINS / ROPE

  • Are chains free of excessive wear and pinch factors

  • Are split links closed and in good condition

  • Are rope structures free of excessive wear

  • Are rope connections sturdy and complete

DRAINAGE

  • Is the area free from standing water

  • Are pits clear of debris and silt build up

SOFT FALL SURFACE

  • Is the soft fall surface of suitable depth

  • Is the soft fall surface area clen

  • Is the soft fall surface free from any hazards

SYNTHETIC GRASS

  • Is the synthetic grass surface clean

  • Is the synthetic grass surface free from excessive wear and rips

REMARKS

  • Is there any for information required

SIGNATURE REQUIRED

  • PLEASE SIGN ON COMPLETION OF INSPECTION

  • COORDINATOR/MANAGER SIGNATURE

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