Australian Standards

The Australian Standards (AS) for playgrounds standards have been included under the Tasmanian building code.

All supplied Forpark play equipment will come with a certification certificate and complies with the following standards as a minimum:

  • AS 4685:2014 – “Playground equipment” (comprising the following parts)
  • AS 4685.1 – “General safety requirements and test methods”
  • AS 4685.2 – “Particular safety requirements and test methods for swings”
  • AS 4685.3 – “Particular safety requirements for slides”
  • AS 4685.4 – “Particular safety requirements for runways”
  • AS 4685.5 – “Particular safety requirements for carousels”
  • AS 4685.6 – “Particular safety requirements for rocking equipment”
  • AS4685.11 – “Additional specific safety requirements and test methods for spatial network”
  • AS/NZS 4486.1:1997 – “Playgrounds and play equipment – Part 1: Development, installation, inspection, maintenance and operation.”
  • AS/NZS 4422:1996 – “Playground surfacing – surfacing, requirements and test method.”

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