as an experienced professional in the inspection of play equipment and play spaces, I hope I can help you by providing a cost effective service to ensure compliance with UK legislation and European Standards, but more importantly allow good, safe fun for the children on your play areas whether indoors or outdoors
I am qualified to inspect both Outdoor and Indoor play areas by the RPII: see www.playinspectors.com This ensures my competence and qualifications, my insurance cover and my Disclosure Scotland & English DBS vetting.
PLEASE BE CAREFUL WHO CARRIES OUT YOUR INSPECTIONS; Ensure inspectors are correctly qualified and checked. "Operational" level inspectors cannot carryout annual inspections.
Many clients are concerned about compliance with current BSEN standards; this is not a legal requirement, and mere compliance with these standards will not create safe play for children. RoSPA and the HSE agree that balanced risk assessment is an important factor in free, unsupervised play
You duties under the Health & Safety at Work Act, Occupiers Liability Act. etc are simple and straightforward: carry out inspections and risk assessments, and ensure the results of these inspections are used to improve safety if possible. This may be through design or more commonly by repairs and maintenance
How can I help?
I work all over Scotland and the UK for large local authorities or small companies. Whether it’s a full audit of 100 play ares or an annual inspection of one play area, I can provide a professional service
Ensure you use a properly qualified and experienced play inspector: Annual Inspections or Post Installation inspections need to be done by a RPII Annual Inspector to ensure quality, independence and accreditation. Your insurance company may ask that you use their inspector - but get a truly unbiased report from RoSPA
RoSPA Playsafety are the largest independent inspection body in the UK, and I have been part of their team for over 14 years.
0790 954 2022