Playground equipment for children - Part 1: Replies to requests for interpretation of EN 1176:2017 and its parts (2018-2019)
|Number of Standard:||CEN/TR 17842-1:2022|
CEN/TR 17842-1:2022 is a technical report issued by the European Committee for Standardization (CEN) and focuses on playground equipment for children. This technical report provides guidelines and recommendations for the design, installation, maintenance, and safety requirements of playground equipment.
CEN/TR 17842-1:2022 covers various types of playground equipment such as slides, climbing frames, swings, rope elements, etc. The standard aims to ensure that playground equipment is designed to meet the highest safety standards for children. The described standard contains comprehensive information on safety requirements that must be met during the design and production of playground equipment. It includes precise parameters and dimensions for the layout and size of individual elements, structural strength, safety surfaces, or protection against injuries.
CEN/TR 17842-1:2022 is designed to assist manufacturers, designers, operators, and users of playgrounds in complying with and ensuring safety standards. The standard also considers different age groups of children and their needs to ensure that the playground equipment is suitable and promotes safe play experiences. By following CEN/TR 17842-1:2022, stakeholders involved in the playground industry can enhance the safety of children while using playground equipment. This technical report serves as an important reference for ensuring compliance with safety regulations and promoting the well-being of children during playtime.
2 Normative references
3 Terms and definitions
4 EN 1176-1:2017, Playground equipment and surfacing — Part 1: General safety requirements and test methods
5 EN 1176-2:2017+AC:2019, Playground equipment and surfacing — Part 2: Additional specific safety requirements and test methods for swings
6 EN 1176-3:2017, Playground equipment and surfacing — Part 3: Additional specific safety requirements and test methods for slides
7 EN 1176-5:2019, Playground equipment and surfacing — Part 5: Additional specific safety requirements and test methods for carousels
8 EN 1176-6:2017+AC:2019, Playground equipment and surfacing — Part 6: Additional specific safety requirements and test methods for rocking equipment
9 EN 1176-11:2014, Playground equipment and surfacing — Part 11: Additional specific safety requirements and test methods for spatial network
This document CEN/TR 17842-1:2022 contains all interpretations since CEN/TR 16396 to the end of 2019. It should bring a close to all interpretations made to the 2020 version of the EN 1176 series and all of its specific parts that were also revised in 2020. It contains replies to requests for interpretations concerning the understanding of clauses in the parts of the EN 1176 series. The replies concern those requests that have resulted in an interpretation or a decision that no action is required as the standard is sufficiently clear.
An interpretation does not have the same status as the text of the standard. However, following an interpretation gives assurance that the relevant clause of the standard has been correctly applied.
An interpretation is a clarification of the meaning of the standard. This document covers requests from 2018 to the end of 2019.