Playground equipment and surfacing - Part 6: Additional specific safety requirements and test methods for rocking equipment

This document is applicable to rocking equipment which is used as playground equipment for children, as defined in 3.1. Where the main play function is not rocking, the relevant requirements in this document may be used, as appropriate.
This document specifies additional safety requirements and test methods for seesaws and rocking equipment intended for permanent installation for use by children.
It is intended to provide protection to the user against possible hazards during use.
NOTE   Guidance for assessing the safety of other forms of seesaw/rocking equipment is given in informative Annex A.

Spielplatzgeräte und Spielplatzböden - Teil 6: Zusätzliche besondere sicherheitstechnische Anforderungen und Prüfverfahren für Wippgeräte

Dieses Dokument gilt für Wippgeräte, die nach der Definition in 3.1 als Spielplatzgeräte für Kinder be¬nutzt werden. Sofern die Hauptspielfunktion nicht Wippen ist, dürfen die entsprechenden An¬for¬de¬run¬gen dieses Dokumentes, falls zutreffend, verwendet werden.
Dieses Dokument legt zusätzliche sicherheitstechnische Anforderungen an und Prüfverfahren für Wippen und Wippgeräte fest, die dauerhaft installiert und für die Benutzung durch Kinder vorgesehen sind.
Das Ziel besteht darin, den Nutzer gegen mögliche Gefahren während der Nutzung zu schützen.
ANMERKUNG   Eine Anleitung zur Bewertung der Sicherheit anderer Formen von Wippen/Wippgeräten ist im infor¬-ma¬tiven Anhang A enthalten.

Équipements et sols d'aires de jeux - Partie 6 : Exigences de sécurité et méthodes d'essai complémentaires spécifiques aux équipements oscillants

Le présent document est applicable aux équipements oscillants, comme définis en 3.1, qui sont utilisés comme équipements d’aires de jeux pour enfants. Lorsque la principale fonction de jeu n’est pas l’oscillation, les exigences appropriées définies dans le présent document peuvent être utilisées, selon le cas.
Le présent document spécifie les exigences de sécurité et méthodes d’essai complémentaires relatives aux équipements à bascule et aux équipements oscillants destinés à être installés de façon permanente et utilisés par des enfants.
Elles sont destinées à fournir à l’utilisateur une protection contre les éventuels dangers pendant l’utilisation.
NOTE   L’Annexe A, informative, comporte des préconisations concernant l'évaluation de la sécurité d’autres formes d’équipements à bascule ou oscillants.

Oprema in podloge otroških igrišč - 6. del: Dodatne posebne varnostne zahteve in preskusne metode za oporne gugalnice

Ta dokument se uporablja za oporne gugalnice, ki se uporabljajo kot oprema za otroška igrišča, kot je določeno v točki 3.1. Kadar glavna funkcija igranja ni zibanje, se lahko ustrezne zahteve tega dokumenta uporabljajo, kot je ustrezno.
Ta dokument določa dodatne varnostne zahteve za opremo za nihanje in guganje, namenjeno za trajno namestitev za otroke.
Namenjen je zaščiti uporabnika pred morebitnimi nevarnostmi med uporabo.
OPOMBA:   Smernice za ocenjevanje varnosti drugih oblik opreme za nihanje/guganje so na voljo v informativnem dodatku A.

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Published
Publication Date
14-Mar-2019
Technical Committee
Current Stage
6060 - National Implementation/Publication (Adopted Project)
Start Date
18-Jan-2019
Due Date
25-Mar-2019
Completion Date
15-Mar-2019

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2003-01.Slovenski inštitut za standardizacijo. Razmnoževanje celote ali delov tega standarda ni dovoljeno.Spielplatzgeräte und Spielplatzböden - Teil 6: Zusätzliche besondere sicherheitstechnische Anforderungen und Prüfverfahren für WippgeräteÉquipements et sols d'aires de jeux - Partie 6 : Exigences de sécurité et méthodes d'essai complémentaires spécifiques aux équipements oscillantsPlayground equipment and surfacing - Part 6: Additional specific safety requirements and test methods for rocking equipment97.200.40,JULãþDPlaygroundsICS:Ta slovenski standard je istoveten z:EN 1176-6:2017+AC:2019SIST EN 1176-6:2018+AC:2019en,fr,de01-april-2019SIST EN 1176-6:2018+AC:2019SLOVENSKI

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SIST EN 1176-6:2018+AC:2019
EUROPEAN STANDARD NORME EUROPÉENNE EUROPÄISCHE NORM
EN 1176-6:2017+AC
January 2019 ICS 97.200.40 Supersedes EN 1176-6:2017
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Playground equipment and surfacing - Part 6: Additional specific safety requirements and test methods for rocking equipment

Équipements et sols d'aires de jeux - Partie 6: Exigences de sécurité et méthodes d'essai complémentaires spécifiques aux équipements oscillants

Spielplatzgeräte und Spielplatzböden - Teil 6: Zusätzliche besondere sicherheitstechnische Anforderungen und Prüfverfahren für Wippgeräte This European Standard was approved by CEN on 15 April 2016 and includes the Corrigendum issued by CEN on 9 January 2019.

CEN members are bound to comply with the CEN/CENELEC Internal Regulations which stipulate the conditions for giving this European Standard the status of a national standard without any alteration. Up-to-date lists and bibliographical references concerning such national standards may be obtained on application to the CEN-CENELEC Management Centre or to any CEN member.

This European Standard exists in three official versions (English, French, German). A version in any other language made by translation under the responsibility of a CEN member into its own language and notified to the CEN-CENELEC Management Centre has the same status as the official versions.

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B-1040 Brussels © 2019 CEN All rights of exploitation in any form and by any means reserved worldwide for CEN national Members. Ref. No. EN 1176-6:2017+AC:2019 E SIST EN 1176-6:2018+AC:2019

EN 1176-6:2017+AC:2019 (E) 2 Contents Page European foreword ....................................................................................................................................................... 3 1 Scope .................................................................................................................................................................... 5 2 Normative references .................................................................................................................................... 5 3 Terms and definitions ................................................................................................................................... 5 4 Safety requirements .................................................................................................................................... 11 4.1 General ............................................................................................................................................................. 11 4.2 Free height of fall .......................................................................................................................................... 11 4.3 Seat/stand slope ........................................................................................................................................... 11 4.4 Pinch, crush .................................................................................................................................................... 11 4.5 Restraint of motion ...................................................................................................................................... 11 4.6 Foot rests ......................................................................................................................................................... 11 4.7 Hand supports ............................................................................................................................................... 11 4.8 Side view profiles ......................................................................................................................................... 12 4.9 Entrapment .................................................................................................................................................... 12 4.10 Falling space ................................................................................................................................................... 12 4.11 Anchor covering ............................................................................................................................................ 13 5 Additional type requirements ................................................................................................................. 14 5.1 Axial seesaw (Type 1) ................................................................................................................................. 14 5.2 Multi point seesaw/rocking equipment (Type 3A).......................................................................... 15 5.3 Rocking seesaw (Type 4) ........................................................................................................................... 15 5.4 Overhead single axis seesaw (Type 6) .................................................................................................. 15 5.5 Forced movement ........................................................................................................................................ 16 6 Test reports .................................................................................................................................................... 16 7 Marking ............................................................................................................................................................ 16 Annex A (informative) Guidance for assessing the safety of rocking equipment other than Types 1 to 6 .................................................................................................................................................... 17 Annex B (normative) Determination of seat/stand slope and ground clearance ............................... 18 Annex C (normative) Determination of freedom from pinch and crush points .................................. 19 Annex D (normative) Determination of sideways stability ........................................................................ 20 Annex E (normative) Determination of hand support and/or foot rest projection ........................... 21

SIST EN 1176-6:2018+AC:2019

EN 1176-6:2017+AC:2019 (E) 3 European foreword This document (EN 1176-6:2017+AC:2019) has been prepared by Technical Committee CEN/TC 136 “Sports, playground and other recreational facilities and equipment”, the secretariat of which is held by DIN. This European Standard shall be given the status of a national standard, either by publication of an identical text or by endorsement, at the latest by April 2018, and conflicting national standards shall be withdrawn at the latest by October 2018. Attention is drawn to the possibility that some of the elements of this document may be the subject of patent rights. CEN shall not be held responsible for identifying any or all such patent rights. This document includes Corrigendum 1 issued by CEN on 9 January 2019. This document supersedes ˜EN 1176-6:2017™. This document includes the corrigendum 1 which changes the places of Figure 6 and 7. The start and finish of text introduced or altered by corrigendum is indicated in the text by tags ˜™. This European Standard EN 1176 “Playground equipment and surfacing” consists of a number of parts as follows: — Part 1: General safety requirements and test methods — Part 2: Additional specific safety requirements and test methods for swings — Part 3: Additional specific safety requirements and test methods for slides — Part 4: Additional specific safety requirements and test methods for cableways — Part 5: Additional specific safety requirements and test methods for carousels — Part 6: Additional specific safety requirements and test methods for rocking equipment — Part 7: Guidance on installation, inspection, maintenance and operation — Part 10: Additional specific safety requirements and test methods for fully enclosed play equipment — Part 11: Additional specific safety requirements and test methods for spatial network This part of EN 1176 is to be used in conjunction with EN 1176-1, EN 1176-7 and EN 1177. For inflatable play equipment see EN 14960, Inflatable play equipment — Safety requirements and test methods. The principal changes from the previous edition of this part of EN 1176 are as follows: a) type 2, 3 and 4 is not classified as a forced movement equipment; b) rocking equipment provided for standing use the falling space shall be at least 1,5 m. SIST EN 1176-6:2018+AC:2019

EN 1176-6:2017+AC:2019 (E) 4 According to the CEN/CENELEC Internal Regulations, the national standards organizations of the following countries are bound to implement this European Standard: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and the United Kingdom. SIST EN 1176-6:2018+AC:2019

EN 1176-6:2017+AC:2019 (E) 5 1 Scope This document is applicable to rocking equipment which is used as playground equipment for children, as defined in 3.1. Where the main play function is not rocking, the relevant requirements in this document may be used, as appropriate. This document specifies additional safety requirements and test methods for seesaws and rocking equipment intended for permanent installation for use by children. It is intended to provide protection to the user against possible hazards during use. NOTE Guidance for assessing the safety of other forms of seesaw/rocking equipment is given in informative Annex A. 2 Normative references The following documents, in whole or in part, are normatively referenced in this document and are indispensable for its application. For dated references, only the edition cited applies. For undated references, the latest edition of the referenced document (including any amendments) applies. EN 1176-1:2017, Playground equipment and surfacing — Part 1: General safety requirements and test methods 3 Terms and definitions For the purposes of this document, the terms and definitions given in EN 1176-1 and the following apply. 3.1 rocking equipment seesaw (hereinafter referred to as equipment) equipment that can be set in motion by the user and is generally characterized by a rigid element that rocks about a central support Note 1 to entry: The equipment can have one or several seats or stands. Note 2 to entry: Figure 1a) shows the principle components for rocking equipment. Figure 1b) shows the principle components for seesaws. Note 3 to entry: The seesaw/rocking movement depends on the type and configuration of fixture (see Figures 2 to 7). SIST EN 1176-6:2018+AC:2019

EN 1176-6:2017+AC:2019 (E) 6
a) Rocking equipment

b) Seesaw Key 1 hand support 4 seat/stand 2 body 5 supporting component 3 foot rest 6 anchorage Figure 1 — Principal components for rocking equipment/seesaw SIST EN 1176-6:2018+AC:2019

EN 1176-6:2017+AC:2019 (E) 7 3.2 axial seesaw (Type 1) equipment in which only vertical movement can take place Note 1 to entry: See Figure 2.

Figure 2 — Example of an axial seesaw (Type 1) 3.3 single point seesaw single point rocking equipment (Type 2A and 2B) equipment with a single point supporting component Note 1 to entry: See Figure 3. Note 2 to entry: Typical single point supporting components include: coils, springs, torsion and compression blocks.

a) Type 2A with predetermined main direction of movement b) Type 2B with multi-directional movement Figure 3 — Examples of single point seesaw/rocking equipment (Types 2A and 2B) SIST EN 1176-6:2018+AC:2019

EN 1176-6:2017+AC:2019 (E) 8 3.4 multi point seesaw multi point rocking equipment (Types 3A and 3B) equipment with several supporting components Note 1 to entry: See Figure 4. Note 2 to entry: The movement depends upon the placement and type of supporting components.

a) Type 3A with predetermined movement b) Type 3B with multi-directional movement Figure 4 — Examples of

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