A Playground Safety Surface ‘True Performance’ Specification

This is a followup post to “GMax and HIC Considerations For New Playground Safety Surface Installations.” ASET Services recently field tested a playground for the Wheaton Illinois Park Department. Their specification is what ASET calls a ‘True Performance Specification,’ or one that addresses the actual performance of the surface at the installation. I’ve copied the […]

Playground Safety Requires Maintaining the Surface

Above Left: Engineered Wood Fiber Safety Surface (less than 1 month in use), Above Right: Poured In Place Safety Surface (3 years old) All playground safety surfaces have their benefits, and none are without faults. Owners often forget that they need to maintain them in order for them to properly protect the children using them. […]