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Exciting and safe playground equipment!

Exciting and safe playground equipment!
  • 09 Jul 2019

At Mobipark, manufacturer of playground equipment, our commitment is to the safety of the children. We want the children to play free from cares and to enjoy without any risk to preventable injuries. That’s why we design and manufacture our products complying with the highest quality and safety requirements.

 children's equipment certified according to the safety standard UNE-EN 1176:2018 

In addition to ISO 9001 (Quality) and ISO 14001 (Environmental management system) all our playground equipment is certified according to the Safety standard for children’s playgrounds, UNE-EN 1176:2018.

Certifying authority CERNE Auditors carries out an annual audit to certify that our processes, materials, dimensions and any other essential features are in accordance with the European regulations.

Furthermore, before leaving the production site all our products are subject to quality control where is ensured that everything is all right.

 

 

What can be potential hazards of playground equipment?

In social media channels circulate videos, funny for those who watch the video clip, less funny for the affected persons, where we can get an idea of what may happen at playground equipment. These are some of the potential hazards:

  • The achieved speed on a slide exceeds the control.
  • The impact area and the safety zone of a playground facility are not adequate.
  • There are obstacles on the sliding section.
  • Parts of the body or of the clothes may be stuck or pinched, etc.

 

child playing in a children's equipment   boy jumping in a children's playgrounds

 

But can these risks be avoided?

The European safety norm for playgrounds EN 1176 has been developed and introduced in consequence to serious accidents in order to prevent them happening again for the same reasons.

More than regulating the intention is to provide protection for the users while playing. If the playground equipment is designed and produced fulfilling the norm’s safety requirements, many avoidable risks are avoided.

To trust that a playground facility is safe and to prevent nasty surprises, it should be ensured that the playground equipment is certified by an accredited certifying authority.

The certificate documents that the safety requirements have been fulfilled during the manufacturing process.

 

girls playing in a climbing structure at children's playgrounds  boys playing in a climbing pyramid in children's playgrounds

Is your playground a safe place?

 

AWARD

Our playgrounds are winner of design award