Since 1998, the Standards Council of Canada publish and update this document that establish the requirements for public-use playground equipment and playspaces intended for use by children aged 18 months to 12 years. Canadian provinces Ministers of Family requests daycare owner to ensure the conformity of their playspaces to this standard.
LABOSPORT provide certification of compliance for products and playground installations that complies with CSA Z614 standard specifications.
What do you need to comply to?
Children’s playspaces and equipment.
This standard specifies, among others, play structures and amortizing surface dimensions, falls risks, entrapment and entanglement risks.
Impact Attenuation of Surfacing Materials Within the Use Zone of Playground Equipment.
This standard establishes minimum performance requirements of the amortizing surface under playground equipment and is a part of the CSA Z614 certification procedure.
Playground inspection according to CSA Z614 and ASTM F1292 standard
-Determination of structures fall heights
-Head Injury Criterion testing (ASTM F1292)
-Detection of entrapment points (with probes)
-Detection of entanglement points (with probes)
-General evaluation of risks