About us 

Playsafe Consulting Ltd is a professional services provider that specialises in providing playground safety inspections, design consultation and standards training throughout New Zealand. Playsafe's aim is to ensure children enjoy themselves, grow and develop through safe play.

Playsafe Consulting Ltd is internationally accredited to the Register of Playground Inspectors International (RPII). Playsafe inspects to the NZS5828:2015 / EN:1176 Playground Safety Standards. We provide inspections, compliance consultancy, HIC surface impact testing and are the largest training provider and examination centre for Playground Inspectors in New Zealand.

Playsafe is a professional services consulting entity that provides services relating to play safety, compliance, testing, training and inspection.


Our inspection team includes accredited playground inspectors and provides the following services:

  • Inspection - Level 1 Routine Outdoor (Visual)

  • Inspection - Level 2 Operational (Wear & Tear)

  • Inspection - Level 3 Annual Outdoor (Compliance)

  • Inspection - Level 4 Enclosed Play Indoor (enclosed play areas)

  • Surface Impact Testing

  • RPII RoSPA Playground Inspector Training

  • Design Reviews

  • Compliance assessment / support

  • Risk Assessment

  • Accident Investigation


Adam is the Principal Inspector and Director of Playsafe, having over 15 years of playground design and manufacturing experience as the ex-Managing Director of New Zealand based playground manufacturer, Park Supplies as well as having an extensive engineering, construction and compliance background. 


Adam has a long-standing relationship with the RPII and is a Level 3 Outdoor Playground Inspector and Surface Impact testing specialist and is the only accredited indoor enclosed play inspector in NZ as well as being the largest recognized playground inspector training provider and Examination Centre in New Zealand. 


Adam is one of the most knowledgeable in the industry with regard to playground maintenance issues, safety, compliance and different types and properties of impact absorbing surfaces.

Why us

Playsafes aim is to ensure children enjoy themselves, grow and develop through safe play.

With over 15 years experience in the playground industry and an extensive background in playground design, construction, engineering and maintenance background, our inspections reports are unique and designed to be a comprehensive useful working document.

We pride ourselves on a very practical approach with a comprehensive solutions based report.

We feel this builds a far more meaningful report that our customers can actually use for future repair or planning purposes.

Adam Stride

  • Level 3 Outdoor Annual Inspector
  • Indoor Play Inspector
  • Compliance Consultant
  • Surface Impact Specialist
  • Level 2 Training Facilitator

Playsafe is fully impartial, unprejudiced and unbiased, we are PROFESSIONALS and will only ever conduct ourselves to ensure our inspections are for the primary purpose of health and safety.  

Playsafe takes professionalism VERY seriously, in fact we sign and abide by a strict code of conduct set by the Register of Playground Inspectors International which includes the following:


  • Ensure that the health and safety of children using the play facility is the primary purpose for any inspection

  • To not misuse their authority or office for personal or other gain

  • To exercise proper and professional judgement & transparency of the inspection process

  • That all inspections are separate and are not influenced by any form of spare parts or maintenance services.


Please note: Playsafe is an approved & certified RPII Level 3 Playground inspection and training provider, specializing in training, compliance and surface impact testing professional services with competence in the area of playground and playground equipment design as required by NZS:5828:2015 Appendix C, however WE ARE NOT a certified test laboratory or chartered professional engineer as also stated by the NZS:5828:2015 Appendix C.

Playsafe Consulting Ltd conducts testing on the basis our clients understand and acknowledge this.

Structural Calculations / loadings: We are not engineers and do not provide structural calculations.

Please seek independent professional engineering certification for this through a IPENZ engineer.

We carry Public Liability Insurance ($5,000,000 Cover) and Professional Services Indemnity Insurance ($1,000,000 Cover) 

Playsafe's office is based in Auckland, but we are a nationwide service and travel periodically to

all corners of New Zealand.


Contact us today to see when were next in your neck of the woods!


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