Play Safety

Play @ Kidsafe WA

Playgrounds can offer children and families lots of opportunity for fun and learning – but serious playground injury is no fun at all.

Play @ Kidsafe WA provides a range of services to help you create and maintain play spaces that support children’s development, learning, health and wellbeing while reducing the risk of serious injury.

Our Playground Advisors have a range of qualifications and experience and have worked with child care, schools, community groups and local government over many years.

They are also Accredited Playground Inspectors, and are independent from playground manufacturers and retailers.

KIDSAFE IS INDEPENDENT AND NOT AFFILIATED WITH ANY PLAYGROUND EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURER, RETAILER OR ANCILLARY BUSINESS

Playground Consultation and Inspection Services

Consultation Service

Simple information can be provided by phone and email or a Playground Consultant can visit your playground to discuss safety and design ideas to enhance children’s play and learning.

Operational or Comprehensive Inspections/Risk Assessments

Our accredited Playground Consultants can inspect your playground for compliance against the Australian Standards and provide a written report with prioritised recommendations.

Review of Plans

Our staff can review your plans to give design advice, identify potential hazards and ensure quality play options for children. Playground plans are reviewed for compliance with current Australian Safety Standards and a written report is provided with recommendations.

Speaking Engagements

Our staff can be engaged to speak at various conferences, seminars or Professional Development days on a variety of playground topics. Cost varies dependent on length of session delivered.

Topics previously delivered include:

  • Risk vs Hazard
  • Kids Play Naturally
  • Playground Safety and Maintenance
  • Navigating the World of Playgrounds – is it Child’s Play?
  • Can we manage the Risk in Outdoor Play

To find out more about any of our Playground Consultation and Inspection Services contact Kidsafe WA on (08) 6244 4880 or kidsafe@kidsafewa.com.au