General Inspection

  • Playground area free of litter and debris

  • Equipment not damaged or vandalized


  • Adequate depth of surface under and around equipment

  • Surfacing material free of glass debris or other foreign objects

  • Surfacing material not compacted or deteriorating

General hazards

  • Equipment free from sharp points corners or edges

  • Protective caps or plugs not missing or damaged

  • Equipment free of potential clothing entanglement hazards

  • Equipment free of pinch crush shearing points or exposed moving parts

  • Playground area free of tripping hazard

Deterioration of equipment

  • Equipment and playground area free from Presence of rot, rust,cracks,
    and splinters

  • Equipment safely anchored

Security of hardware

  • Equipment connection covering or fastening hardware devices not loose or worn

Equipment use zones

  • Equipment use zones free of obstacles

Drainage system

  • Playground area free from drainage problems

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