Playgrounds are a vital part of the community, providing a space where children can develop their physical, social, and cognitive skills. However, active maintenance is crucial to ensure their safety and longevity.
Proper playground maintenance includes inspecting and repairing equipment, ensuring the cleanliness of the area, checking for hazards, and making any necessary upgrades. By regularly checking for wear and tear, loose parts, and potential risks, we can create a safe and secure environment for children to play in. Not only does maintenance protect the well-being and safety of your children, but it also extends the life of the playground equipment. For more information on playground maintenance, visit https://www.schoolplaygroundequipment.org.uk/.
Along with checking play spaces for hazards, it is also important to regularly be vigilant of any loitering that has taken place. Play areas can be a breeding ground for germs and unwanted illnesses. Harmful germs such as those in the mucus that children wipe from their noses can linger for days. Maintaining good hygiene at the play area such as simply picking up after you and your child will ensure the cleanliness of the play zone. Playground Specialists offers a large selection of site amenities including litter cans to promote playground hygiene. In addition, playground equipment should be wiped down regularly with disinfectants in order to prevent the spread of germs!
At Playground Specialists, our trained and certified staff handle everything from grading to demolition and surfacing to site work. Providing turn-key services under one roof allows us to give you the best service we can offer, and we always strive to leave your site cleaner than when we got there. Certified Playground Safety Inspectors on-site perform skilled playground equipment maintenance, inspecting, adjusting, testing, cleaning, lubricating equipment and components, and installing new equipment. The Certified Inspectors also handle all documentation regarding the inspections, repairs, and technical records. Together, let’s prioritize the safety of our children and ensure that our playgrounds remain a place of joy, growth, and discovery.
Interested in becoming a Certified Playground Safety Inspector or taking the Playground Maintenance Course? Find out more at NRPA.org