Play Area Inspections – An Introduction Suitable Audience Councillors and officers who are responsible for managing children's play areas, MUGA, wheeled sports & outdoor fitness Facility and carrying out inspections or those who wish to develop their knowledge of a council’s duties in this area. An Introduction to Inspection & Maintenance with a Balanced Approach to Health & Safety This training will be held at a venue. Session Overview This 3-hour informal interactive session covers the basic background to inspections and what to look out for. Topics include photographs of problems identified, some faulty components removed from equipment for demonstration, routine (visual) and operational level inspection differences with an introduction to RPII Training & Registration levels, important elements of the relevant Standards including the recent amendments, risk assessment, some current problems of great concern with these facilities. Session Benefits By the end of ‘An Introduction to Children's Play Area Inspection & Maintenance’ you will: • Be aware of what managers of public unsupervised equipment installations should provide/arrange (including considerations under the Equality Act 2010), including awareness of ancillary items such as gates. This would include public parks and play parks, schools, nurseries, public houses, holiday parks, indoor play centres, farm parks etc. • Know the legal aspects, the hierarchy of inspections, recording, Risk Assessment, and subsequent prioritisation of maintenance & repair considerations. • Know the legal standards all play equipment used or employed in publicly accessible areas should meet. All current prices for these courses can be found on the Hampshire ALC website. Submission of a booking will amount to your acceptance of the LCPD Training & Events Terms & Conditions. You might also be interested in • Development for All: An Introduction to Risk Assessments • Officer Development: An Introduction to Health & Safety Back to Training/Events list Training & Events Directory Page 38 of 41 August 2023

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