Article on choice.com.au: ‘Not all playground surfaces are equal’

Kids don’t always bounce back By Chris Barnes (published 24/7/17 on choice.com.au) Thanks to improved safety standards (particularly the removal of unsafe playground equipment and a reduction in the height of structures) playgrounds today are safer and injury rates for the most catastrophic head injuries have significantly declined. Unfortunately, not all is going well. The…

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Kidsafe Statement – June 2015

The Australian Standard ASNZS 4685:2014 details the usage of impact absorbing materials in children’s playground and defines relevant terms and conditions.The standard prescribes that for free fall heights of 600mm or greater the fall zone must be covered with Softfall material of certified Critical Fall Height greater than the free fall height. For free fall…