EN1176 Playground Inspections

EN1176 Playground Inspections

The EN1176 makes certain that the play equipment is safe to use as they are a set of standards that need to be kept to.

Equipment Standards

Equipment Standards

As the safety of children is a number one priority at all times, you need to make sure that the equipment is risk free.

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EN1176 Playground Inspectors

We are professional EN1176 playground inspectors and we aim to make certain your play equipment is safe for children to play on. It is vital that you meet up with certain safety requirements to ensure children will not be harmed when playing on the equipment within your playground. The BS EN1176 standards are not a legal requirement but can help prevent claims in the event of an accident. You will need to meet a number of requirements; slight compliance will not guarantee the play area will be safe for the children. It is recommended to have a look at the standards in details to ensure they are met.

If you need any more information on BSEN1176 playground inspectors, please contact us now using the enquiry form presented on this page. Our professional team will be more than happy to answer any questions or queries that you may have.

What is EN 1176 Standards?

EN1176 Standards are guidelines which are set by the British Standard body for safety. The standards are published in 7 parts.

  1. General safety requirements and test methods
  2. Specific safety requirements and test methods for swings
  3. Safety testing for slides
  4. Safety tests for runways
  5. Safety requirements and testing methods for carousels
  6. Safety and testing requirements for rocking equipment
  7. Guidance for installation, inspection, maintenance and operation

Additional parts may be added over the next few years. If you require further information on EN 1176 standards, please complete the enquiry form provided. 

EN1176 Playground Equipment Standard

The EN1176 playground equipment standard changes regularly. It's important to be aware of the changes, but there is no need to panic when new standards arise. You may find that your equipment that was safe under standards such as BS 5696 or DIN 7926 may be considered dangerous now due to the publication of the new standards of BSEN1176. We can get our professional inspectors who have been trained by bodies like RoSPA to assess your existing apparatus to check if it meets the new standards. We also perform risk assessments and decide whether you will need to replace or upgrade your equipment. 

Our professional team will be more than happy to offer to answer any questions you have on the BSEN1176 play area standard. To get in touch simply fill in our contact form and we will respond to you straight away.

New Equipment Should Meet EN 1176

New equipment ought to meet BS EN1176. We carry out a BSI Kitemark or a TüV mark on products, however this will not guarantee compliance with EN 1176. Since there are regular changes to the BSEN1176 standard, it's a good idea to get regular BSEN1176 playground inspections carried out by professional inspectors. There are a number of requirements when it comes to BSEN1176 and our team are experts. We can offer you assistance and will make sure your brand new equipment meets all the necessary requirements. If you've got a playground and you want a specialist inspector to come and check that your apparatus meets up with the EN 1176 requirements, fill in our contact form now. Our team of specialists try to get back to all of our clients as soon a possible with details regarding the equipment tests we carry out and what needs to be done after the equipment has been tested. 

Equipment Standards Near Me

Our team of inspectors will ensure that your play apparatus meets up with all the necessary requirements to make sure the children using the facility are safe. We have years of experience in the health and safety industry and have plenty of expert knowledge when it comes to BS EN1176. Our professional play inspectors can offer you top quality inspection services at a reasonable price and can offer recommendations on anything you can improve. 

It's important to think about having your play area inspected making sure you meet equipment standards regularly. We would recommend once a year at least to ensure the safety of the children. If you have any questions regarding the standards that have to be met to make certain children are safe make sure to leave them out the enquiry box provided. Our experts will get back to you at the earliest opportunity with all the information you need.

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If you're interested to find out more about EN1176 playground inspectors please fill in the contact form provided and we will respond with more information on the inspections and the costs involved.