Members Covid-19 Notice

Dear Member,

The Register of Play Inspectors advises all inspectors to follow current HSE/NHS/Governments guidance with regard to the current Corona Virus (COVID19) pandemic.
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-outbreak-faqs-what-you-can-and-cant-do/coronavirus-outbreak-faqs-what-you-can-and-cant-do

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-guidance-for-managing-playgrounds-and-outdoor-gyms/covid-19-guidance-for-managing-playgrounds-and-outdoor-gyms

The employer has a duty of care to the employee.
https://www.hse.gov.uk/legislation/hswa.htm

Additional Information.
https://www.hse.gov.uk/news/coronavirus.htm

RPII Guidance Document

The RPII examines, accredits and certificates individual play area inspectors

Our remit is to promote the safety of children through the use of accredited inspectors who have been trained to carry out a safe and appropriate inspection for the required level of inspection.

We provide the industry recognised standard of training to ensure that our inspectors are competent to carry out this specialised work. We also provide ongoing CPD and keep our members updated with industry changes.

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Latest News

14 November : Playground usage surges during second lockdown

One in 3 parents and carers visited a playground with their children last weekend

7 Aug : Tower Hamlets council charged over girl killed by rotting swing.

A council has been charged with health and safety breaches over the death of a five-year-old girl in a playground and faces a potential £2 million legal bill, the Standard has learned.

4 July : RPII Media Statement on Playgrounds Re-opening

The RPII is delighted that the government have said that playgrounds and outdoor gyms can open from the 4th July, however they are today issuing important advice to parents and carers planning on visiting outdoor playgrounds with their children.

3 July : National bodies meet to discuss government guidance on the opening of playgrounds

A number of national bodies with interests in play, including The Register of Play Inspectors International (RPII) met with the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) to discuss the current government guidance and clarify it’s practical application as playgrounds prepare to open.

The RPII is the official body for examining, accrediting and certificating indoor, outdoor and inflatable play inspectors.

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