Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC)
Library,Documentation and Information Science Division

“A research journal serves that narrow

borderland which separates the known from the unknown”

-P.C.Mahalanobis


Normal view MARC view ISBD view

Risk and safety in play [electronic resource] : the law and practice for adventure playgrounds / PLAYLINK ; written for PLAYLINK by Dave Potter.

By: Potter, Dave.
Contributor(s): PLAYLINK (London, England).
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London ; New York : New York : E & FN Spon ; Distributed in the USA and Canada by Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1997Edition: 1st ed.Description: 1 online resource (x, 254 p.) : ill.ISBN: 0203236173 (electronic bk.); 9780203236178 (electronic bk.); 0203477197 (electronic bk.); 9780203477199 (electronic bk.); 9780419223702 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0419223703 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Playgrounds -- Safety regulations -- Great Britain | Playgrounds -- Safety measures | SPORTS & RECREATION -- Essays | SPORTS & RECREATION -- History | SPORTS & RECREATION -- Business Aspects | SPORTS & RECREATION -- Reference | GAMES -- Gambling -- Sports | TRAVEL -- Special Interest -- SportsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Risk and safety in play.DDC classification: 796/.06/842 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Book Cover; Title; Contents; Play statement; Introduction; The legal framework; The Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 and the Children Act 1989; Staffing and training; Adventure playground site and building; Structures and play features; Materials and equipment; Tools and work equipment; Health and hygiene; Accidents and emergencies; Activities off the site; SUMMARIES OF LEGISLATION AND REGULATION; Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974: the Regulations; Other significant legislation; List of contributors; Health and Safety Executive offices; Model risk assessment form; Useful contacts.
Summary: Risk and Safety in Play draws on PLAYLINKS 35 years experience with adventure playgrounds and the findings in its three year development project 'Quality Play and Safety.' The text has been widely researched and commented on by playworkers.
Tags from this library: No tags from this library for this title. Log in to add tags.
No physical items for this record

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book Cover; Title; Contents; Play statement; Introduction; The legal framework; The Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 and the Children Act 1989; Staffing and training; Adventure playground site and building; Structures and play features; Materials and equipment; Tools and work equipment; Health and hygiene; Accidents and emergencies; Activities off the site; SUMMARIES OF LEGISLATION AND REGULATION; Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974: the Regulations; Other significant legislation; List of contributors; Health and Safety Executive offices; Model risk assessment form; Useful contacts.

Risk and Safety in Play draws on PLAYLINKS 35 years experience with adventure playgrounds and the findings in its three year development project 'Quality Play and Safety.' The text has been widely researched and commented on by playworkers.

Description based on print version record.

There are no comments for this item.

Log in to your account to post a comment.

Other editions of this work

Risk and safety in play by Potter, Dave. ©1997
Risk and safety in play by Potter, Dave. ©1997
Library, Documentation and Information Science Division, Indian Statistical Institute, 203 B T Road, Kolkata 700108, INDIA
Phone no. 91-33-2575 2100, Fax no. 91-33-2578 1412, ksatpathy@isical.ac.in


Visitor Counter