Playground, Sports, Recreational Equipment:
Machinery, Lifting and Handling Technology
How safe is playground and recreational equipment? Good playground and recreational equipment should primarily have the following characteristics:high playing quality, attractivity and safety.
Playing quality and attractivity must be considered as early as during planning stage. Safety depends mainly on construction, but also on installation and arrangement on site.
Quite often attractive playground equipment with high playing quality entails dangers. Correct falling is a learning process. Injuries can always occur as 100% safety is hardly ever possible.
Safe playground and recreational equipment should fulfill the following criteria:
TUV Austria's experts render assistance in all related matters.
Ing. Robert TERP
Head of Playground, Sports and Recreation
TÜV AUSTRIA SERVICES
Phone: +43(1)514 07-6240
Fax: +43(1)514 07-6205