Audit

Playground Inspection

INSPECTION CODES: (Yes) = Satisfactory condition (No) = Requires Repairs/ Maintenance (NA)

RISK LEVEL: Extreme Risk High Risk Moderate Risk Low risk

1.0 Site Condition

Is the site clean and free of trip and hygene hazards, unsuitable objects, broken glass and rubbish?

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Is the area free from stinging insects and plants?

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2.0 Softfall Surfacing

Is the softfall free of debris and foreign objects?

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If a loose softfall, is it the correct depth (minimum compacted depth 250mm)?

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Are play equipment footings/ foundations covered with softfall?

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3.0 Play Equipment

Is the play equipment free of any obvious head/ finger entrapments or pinch points caused by vandalism, broken or missing equipment or excessive wear?

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Are all bolts, clamps and joints in place and securely fastened?

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Are all post footing/ foundations secure?

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Is the play equipment complete with no missing parts?

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Do all moving parts move freely and smoothly?

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Is the play equipment clean and free of graffiti?

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Are all sliding surfaces free of cracks and splits?

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Are all chains, ropes and "S" Hooks secure?

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Are "S" Hooks on chains closed?

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Are tunnels free from all obstructions and unsuitable items?

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Are all rotating items moving freely?

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Are seats and attachements in good condition?

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Are the chain covers in good repair and correctly positioned?

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Are tyres secure, free from pests and well drained?

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Please note that this checklist is a hypothetical example and provides basic information only. It is not intended to take the place of, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice; medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment; or other applicable laws. You should also seek your own professional advice to determine if the use of such checklist is permissible in your workplace or jurisdiction.