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When You Want School Play Equipment
Getting school play equipment for the children under your care is a good idea. Having these around to play with will keep the kids engaged and having fun. At the same time, school play equipment offers children some time outdoors, doing physical activity. That means exercise and a great alternative to idle time indoors, away from the temptations of gadgets and video games.

However, school play equipment also translates to additional responsibilities for you and your staff. Playground equipment entails compliance with set standards, maintainenance and repairs. In order to provide the best experience to children, you should stick to these guidelines and adhere to regular inspections.

Here are some tips for when you want school play equipment:
1.    Consult with a team of certified playground equipment installers and inspectors when you want school play equipment. These professionals will know the best way to get started with your own playground. They know the best brand, equipment providers and the like. At the same time, they are up-to-date on current playground equipment regulations and can ensure that you stick to suggested standards.
2.    Lay out your school play equipment according to Australian Standards guidelines. There are spatial requirements for equipment, such as slides and swings. At the same time, standard practice suggests that similar equipment go together in a playground's layout.
3.    Before settling payments with your school play equipment provider, make sure that your playground has gone through a compliance audit, which is done before the space opens to the public. This ensures that your provider will replace any equipment that does not pass the compliance inspection.
4.    Assign a responsible person among your staff to consult with your certified playground safety inspector regarding conducting visual inspections of your school play equipment. Or, if available in your area, have them attend short playground safety seminars. This will provide them with basic knowledge in doing routine inspections, which should be done at least once a week.
5.    Arrange with your safety inspectorts about conducting operational and comprehensive inspections. Operational inspections should be done at least once per quarter. If your playground has a lot of users, do operational inspections once a month. Comprensive inspections should be done at least once a year.
6.    Act immediately if you find flaws, missing or broken parts, and wear and tear during inspections. Set aside your equipment and make necessary fixes. Consider equipment replacement for extreme cases.