The responsibility that comes with maintaining children's play areas requires compliance with international standards that ensure correct set-up with defined timelines, with established formats and requirements that cover all phases of the process: installation, periodic inspection, routine and corrective maintenance, and use of the play areas' equipment.
1176-7 includes the installation, inspection, maintenance and use of play area equipment and spaces, and also provides guidelines for performing safety assessments, and specifies basic aspects for the correct implementation of and compliance with inspections and maintenance. In the same process, these requirements for outdoor physical training areas are taken into account, in accordance with the implementation requirements of EN 16630.
The audit process includes the inspection of a sample of play areas maintained by the company.
Benefits for the organisation:
Companies dedicated to the maintenance of children's play areas.
European Standard EN 1176 sets forth minimum requirements for a better provision of services related to the inspection and maintenance of play areas. The implementation of a
quality management system in accordance with ISO
9001 can be integrated seamlessly with the European standard.
AENOR certificate for Maintenance Companies of Children's Play Areas and User Licence for the Certified Installation and Maintenance Service Mark.
AENOR has extensive experience in the certification of Children's Playground Maintenance Companies all over Spain, having awarded its first certifications in 2007.