Surfacing 101 – Introduction
Surfacing is a key element in play safety. This course covers how to select the safest surfaces, meeting safety requirements and surface maintenance.
Falls to surfacing account for the majority of major play accidents. What are the risks associated with using different types of surfacing? What factors affect impact severity?
Different clients and play areas have different needs, and it is important to be able to identify the crucial terms related to play area surfacing. This course will cover those terms and how to make decisions to select the safest surfaces.
Instructions: Please watch the video and then take the assessment (10 multiple-choice questions) to complete the course. You may pause the video or exit and resume watching at any time. You must complete the video before moving on to the assessment. All 10 questions must be answered correctly, but you are able to retake the assessment as many times as needed to pass.