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SECURITY PLAY AREAS

UNE-EN 1176 and UNE-EN1177 are the European standards about security at facilities in children’s play areas in Spain. They were published in B.O.E. No. 112 of 11 May 1999 and, subsequently, have been published updates to them (the latest occurred in 2003 and there are drafts of January 2006).

UNE-EN 1176: Playground equipment and surfacing

  • 1. General safety requirements and test methods.
  • 2. Additional specific safety requirements and tests methods for swings.
  • 3. Additional specific safety requirements and tests methods for slides.
  • 4. Additional specific safety requirements and tests methods for runways.
  • 5. Additional specific safety requirements and tests methods for carousels.
  • 6. Additional specific safety requirements and tests methods for rocking equipment.
  • 7. Guidance on installation, inspection, maintenance and operation.
  • 10. Additional specific safety requirements and tests methods for fully enclosed play equipment.
  • 11. Additional specific safety requirements and tests methods for spatial network.

UNE-EN 1177: Impact attenuating playground surfacing. Determination of critical fall height.