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Are you responsible for the safety of children in playgrounds and play areas? Do you want to ensure that they have the freedom to play and explore without fear of harm or injury?


Introducing Play Safe - THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO Childrens Play Safety and NZS 5828 Playground Equipment and Surfacing Standards by Adam Stride, founder and director of Playsafe Ltd.


This comprehensive handbook is the go-to resource for anyone involved in the design, construction, or maintenance of playgrounds. Whether you're responsible for park playgrounds, school playgrounds, early childhood play areas, or commercial play areas, this guide provides practical advice to minimize the risks of accidents and injuries.


In addition to meeting the NZS 5828:2015 standard, this guide goes beyond compliance, offering valuable insights into creating a fun and safe environment for kids. Parents, caregivers, owners, managers, designers, and suppliers of play areas can rely on this must-have tool to ensure the safety of children and remain compliant.


With a focus on prioritizing the safety and enjoyment of children in playgrounds, this resource is essential for play area owners, managers, designers, architects, suppliers, and individuals who share the same goal. It caters to a wide range of audiences, including council park playgrounds, school playgrounds, early childhood play areas, community groups, Playcentres, and commercial play areas.


This comprehensive guide incorporates multiple playground standards, ensuring a thorough and reliable source of information. The main standards referenced are NZS 5828:2015 and EN 1176 Parts 1-7 and 10-11:2008, along with additional sources such as EN 1177:2008 and BS 7188:1998+A2:2009. The guide also includes the SNZ HB 5828.2-2006 and NZS 5828:2015 Appendix A (Early childhood facilities Education Services). Furthermore, it takes into account considerations from the Licensing criteria for center-based ECE services, as well as widely accepted industry principles and general understandings.

Play Safe - The Ultimate Guide To Childrens Play Safety NZS 5828 (2023 Edition)

  • Available in 6x9 Paperback Edition (couriered)

    Digital EPUB or both

    ISBN 978-0-473-67681-0

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