Playground Safety Inspection

Updated: over a week ago

Playground Safety Inspection

Playground Safety Checks

1. Check play equipment for cracks, bending, warps, rusting, or breakage of any components


Photo Comment

2. Check wooden slides for splintering wood


Photo Comment

3. Check metal slides to ensure that they do not become too hot when the sun shines down on them


Photo Comment

4. Check for any cracked toys that may pose a pinching hazard


Photo Comment

5. Check for loose nuts, bolts, and caps or protruding bolts with sharp edges and no caps


Photo Comment

6. Check for splintering wood on play equipment, picnic tables, and wooden fences


Photo Comment

7. Check for protruding nails on play equipment, picnic tables, and wooden fences


Photo Comment

8. Check for rusty equipment and toys accessible to children


Photo Comment

9. Check the chains on swings to see that they are securely attached


Photo Comment

10. Check for vandalism (broken glass or trash)


Photo Comment

11. Monitor sand and play area for animal waste, poisonous plants, and mushrooms


Photo Comment

12. Check for tripping hazards such as exposed footings, roots, rocks, etc.


Photo Comment

13. Check for slipping hazards such as sand on walkways or pavement


Photo Comment

14. Check tired for pooling water, bee hives


Photo Comment

15. Check for broken supports/anchors


Photo Comment

16. Check for lack of lubrication on moving parts


Photo Comment

17. Check for poor drainage areas


Photo Comment

18. Check for chipping or peeling paint on all toys, equipment, and buildings


Photo Comment

19. Check for sharp edges and points on toys, fences, play equipment, etc


Photo Comment

20. Monitor fence for thorny plants or bushes that may be accessible to children's reach


Photo Comment

21. Check to see that all gates on pool fences are latched


Photo Comment

22. Check to see that all self-latching devices on gates are functioning properly


Photo Comment

23. Check to see that there are no containers of standing water, which could pose a drowning hazard


Photo Comment

Is this sample what you are looking for?
Sign up to use & customise this template, or create your own custom checklist:

Checklist by GoAudits.com – Please note that this checklist is intended as an example. We do not guarantee compliance with the laws applicable to your territory or industry. You should seek professional advice to determine how this checklist should be adapted to your workplace or jurisdiction.

goaudits app

Get started on a free trial

Seeing is believing! Try the full platform FREE for 14 days with your own data.
Or ask us to setup the system for you, at no cost.