This document is applicable to playground equipment, surfacing and ancillary items, eg., gates, fences, benches, bins, shades, etc.
Note 1 The scope of the inspection and inclusion of the ancillary items will vary from country to country
Note 2 Ancillary items are not included in EN 1176 and are not assessed for compliance with EN 1176.
This document establishes requirements on the installation, inspection, maintenance and operation of playground equipment and surfacing around the equipment. ...
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The purpose of this document is to publish replies to requests for interpretations, to all parts of EN 1176 series, which have been drafted by the interpretation panel and confirmed by CEN/TC 136/S C1 "Playground equipment for children".

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This European Standard specifies additional safety requirements for swings intended for permanent installation for use by children. Where the main play function is not swinging, the relevant requirements in this part of EN 1176 may be used, as appropriate.
NOTE   Recommendations on the design and siting of swings are given in Annex A.

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This document specifies additional safety requirements for carousels intended for permanent installation for use by children.
Where the main play function is not rotating, the relevant requirements in this part of EN 1176 can be used, as appropriate. This document is not applicable to motor-driven carousels, fairground carousels or climbing drums.

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This part of EN 14960 specifies additional safety requirements for inflatable bouncing pillows intended for permanent installation.
This part of EN 14960 is applicable to inflatable play equipment intended for use by children fourteen years and under, both individually and collectively.
This part of EN 14960 specifies safety requirements for inflatable play equipment for which the primary activity is bouncing. It sets measures to address risks and also to minimize accidents to users for those ...
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This document is applicable to inflatable play equipment intended for use by children fourteen years and under both individually and collectively.
This document specifies safety requirements for inflatable play equipment for which the primary activities are bouncing and sliding. It sets measures to address risks and also to minimize accidents to users for those involved in the design, manufacture and supply of inflatable play equipment. It specifies information to be supplied with the equipment...
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This European Standard specifies the test apparatus and the impact test methods for determining the impact attenuation of surfacing by measuring the acceleration experienced during impact. Test apparatus in compliance with this standard are applicable to tests carried out in a laboratory or on site by either methods described.
NOTE   The test methods described in this standard are also applicable for impact areas required in other standards than for playground equipment, e.g. for outdoor fitness ...
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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.
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This European Standard is applicable to cableways whereby children travel along a cable by the use of gravity. This standard specifies additional safety requirements for cableways intended for permanent installation for use by children.

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This framework forms a guideline for the education, examination and evaluation of the competence of inspectors of public playground environments. For each specific task an inspector may need to perform; this guideline describes the knowledge and experience the inspector needs and also sets out the basic level of knowledge required
The standard EN 1176-1 & 7 details the different types or levels of inspections required to help provide a play environment that is suitable for children to play in...
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This part of EN 1176 specifies general safety requirements for permanently installed public playground equipment and surfacing. Additional safety requirements for specific pieces of playground equipment are specified in subsequent parts of this standard.
This part of EN 1176 covers playground equipment for all children. It has been prepared with full recognition of the need for supervision of young children and of less able or less competent children.
The purpose of this part of EN 1176 is to ...
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This European Standard specifies additional safety requirements for slides intended for permanent installation for use by children. The aim is to provide protection to the user against possible hazards during use. Where the main play function is not sliding, the relevant requirements in this part of EN 1176 may be used, as appropriate.
This document is not applicable to waterslides, rollerways or slide installations where auxiliary equipment such as mats or sledges are used. This document is no...
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This Technical Report gives advice on positioning and possible means of separation between recreational facilities that have different user age groups and levels of risk. This document also gives advice on features to consider in order to address the risks from other features nearby such as traffic, fast flowing water, deep water with steep banks and other natural environmental features such as.
Information given relates to equipment and facilities that are installed for free-access use outdoor...
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This European Standard specifies additional safety requirements for spatial networks intended for permanent installation for use by children.
This European Standard is not applicable to artificial climbing structures, which are used for training for sports activities, e.g. alpinism.

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This Technical Report is intended to be read in conjunction with EN 1176.
The rationales given in this Technical Report describe the main reasons behind the requirements given in EN 1176. The requirements in the standard are the tools (e.g. measures, testing methods etc.) by which the objectives are intended to be reached.

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This Technical Report covers open access, unsupervised play spaces. It does not cover adventure playgrounds or other play spaces which are used under supervision. The intention of this document is to enable users, to a large extent, to access play spaces and use the equipment independent of the help of others.
This Technical Report is intended to be used in conjunction with EN 1176 and provides guidance to those involved in the specification, provision and management of play environments. It is...
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This document is applicable to fully enclosed play equipment intended for installation inside and outside buildings, for children up to 14 years old, see 3.1.
The purpose of this document is to provide additional safety requirements covering particulars of these structures, such as exits and escape routes, visibility, external "climbability", containment walls/netting in relation to safety area, ignition resistance, specific equipments/components, impact-attenuating surfaces, signage, specific ...
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This part of EN 14960 is applicable to inflatable play equipment intended for use by children fourteen years and under, both individually and collectively.
This part of EN 14960 specifies additional safety requirements for snappies for which the primary activities are climbing and sliding. It sets measures to address risks and also to minimize accidents to users for those involved in the design, manufacture and supply of inflatable play equipment. It specifies information to be supplied with th...
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This document is applicable to fully enclosed play equipment intended for installation inside and outside buildings, for children up to 14 years old, see 3.1.
The purpose of this document is to provide additional safety requirements covering particulars of these structures.

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This document gives guidance on the installation, inspection, maintenance and operation of playground equipment, including ancillary items, e.g. gates, fences, and surfacing.

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The purpose of this CEN Technical Report is to provide replies to requests for interpretations of all parts to EN 1176.

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This European Standard specifies additional safety requirements for swings intended for permanent installation for use by children. Where the main play function is not swinging, the relevant requirements in this part of EN 1176 may be used, as appropriate.
NOTE   Recommendations on the design and siting of swings are given in Annex A.

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This document is applicable to carousels that are used as playground equipment for children, as defined in 3.1 to 3.6.
This document specifies additional safety requirements for carousels of diameter greater than 500 mm intended for permanent installation for use by children.
This document is not applicable to equipment where the main play function is not rotating.
This document is not applicable to motor-driven carousels, fairground carousels or climbing drums.

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This European Standard is applicable to inflatable play equipment intended for use by children fourteen years and under both individually and collectively.
This standard specifies safety requirements for inflatable play equipment for which the primary activities are bouncing and sliding. It sets measures to address risks and also to minimise accidents to users for those involved in the design, manufacture and supply of inflatable play equipment. It specifies information to be supplied with the...
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This European Standard specifies the test apparatus and the impact test methods for determining the impact attenuation of surfacing by measuring the acceleration experienced during impact. Test apparatus in compliance with this standard are applicable to tests carried out in a laboratory or on site by either methods described.
NOTE   The test methods described in this standard are also applicable for impact areas required in other standards than for playground equipment, e.g. for outdoor fitness ...
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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   Guidan...
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This European Standard is applicable to cableways whereby children travel on or along a cable by the use of gravity. This standard specifies additional safety requirements for cableways intended for permanent installation for use by children.

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This European Standard specifies a method for determining the impact attenuation of playground surfacing. It defines a “Critical Fall Height" (see 3.2) for surfacing, which represents the upper limit of its effectiveness in reducing head injury when using playground equipment conforming to EN 1176. The test methods described in the European Standard are applicable for tests carried out in a laboratory and for tests on site.

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This part of EN 1176 specifies general safety requirements for public playground equipment and surfacing. Additional safety requirements for specific pieces of playground equipment are specified in subsequent parts of this standard.
This part of EN 1176 covers playground equipment for all children. It has been prepared with full recognition of the need for supervision of young children and of less able or less competent children.
The purpose of this part of EN 1176 is to ensure a proper level ...
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This document is applicable to cableways whereby children travel on or along a cable by the use of gravity.
This standard specifies additional safety requirements for cableways intended for permanent installation for use by children.

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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 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.
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This document specifies additional safety requirements for slides intended for permanent installation for use by children. The aim is to provide protection to the user against possible hazards during use. Where the main play function is not sliding, the relevant requirements in this part of EN 1176 may be used, as appropriate.
This document is not applicable to waterslides, rollerways or slide installations where auxiliary equipment such as mats or sledges are used. This document is not applica...
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This part of EN 1176 specifies additional safety requirements for swings intended for permanent installation for use by children. Where the main play function is not swinging, the relevant requirements in this part of
EN 1176 may be used, as appropriate.
NOTE   Recommendations on the design and sitting of swings are given in Annex A.

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This document specifies additional safety requirements for spatial networks intended for permanent installation for use by children.
This standard is not applicable to artificial climbing structures, which are used for training for sports activities, e.g. alpinism.

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This standard is applicable to inflatable play equipment intended for use by children fourteen years and under both individually and collectively.
This standard specifies safety requirements for inflatable play equipment for which the primary activities are bouncing and sliding. It sets measures to address risks and also minimize accidents to users for those involved in the design, manufacture and supply of inflatable play equipment. It specifies information to be supplied with the equipment. ...
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This part of EN 1176 specifies additional safety requirements for carousels of diameter greater than 0,5 m intended for permanent installation for use by children.

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This standard specifies additional safety requirements for slides intended for permanent installation for use by children. This standard is not applicable to waterslides, rollerways or slide installations where auxiliary equipment such as mats or sledges are used.

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This standard specifies additional safety requirements for swings intended for permanent installation for use by children.

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This standard specifies additional safety requirements for runways intended for permanent installation for use by children. This standard is applicable to runways that children travel on or along a cable by the use of gravity.

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This standard specifies general safety requirements for playground equipment. These requirements have been laid down bearing in mind the risk factor based on available data. Additional specific safety requirements for specific pieces of playground equipment are specified in subsequent parts of this standard.

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Migrated from Progress Sheet (TC Comment) (2000-07-10): UAP of 6 months (TC Res 132/2000) (CC/000627)

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Migrated from Progress Sheet (TC Comment) (2000-07-10): UAP of 6 months (TC Res 132/2000) (CC/000627)

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Migrated from Progress Sheet (TC Comment) (2000-07-10): UAP of 6 months (TC Res 132/2000) (CC/000627)

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UAP of 4 months (TC Res C135/2000) (CC/001130)

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This Part of EN 1176 specifies additional safety requirements for carousels of diameter greater than 0,5 m intended for permanent installation for use by children. This standard is applicable to carousels that are used as playground equipment for children, as defined in 3.1. This standard is not applicable to motor-driven carousels, fairground carousels or climbing drums.

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This standard specifies additional safety requirements for see-saws and rocking equipment intended for permanent installation for use by children. This aim is 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 annex A.

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This standard specifies additional safety requirements for swings intended for permanent installation for use by children. NOTE: Recommendations on the design and siting of swings are given in annex A.

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This standard specifies additional safety requirements for runways intended for permanent installation for use by children. This standard is applicable to runways that children travel on or along a cable by the use of gravity.

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This standard specifies additional safety requirements for slides intended for permanent installation for use by children. This standard is not applicable to waterslides, rollerways or slide installations where auxiliary equipment such as mats or sledges are used.

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This standard specifies general safety requirements for playground equipment. These requirements have been laid down bearing in mind the risk factor based on available data. Additional specific safety requirements for specific pieces of playground equipment are specified in subsequent parts of this standard. This standard is applicable to playground equipment intended for individual and collective use by children, but excluding adventure playgrounds 1).

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