has been a significant tightening of regulations on wooden play equipment
recently. This means that designs must comply with European legislation
which limit hazards associated with trapping fingers and picking up
This will mean that roundpole for use in play equipment will need to be
either very carefully selected or machined to get rid of the uneven parts
of the timber.
The avoidance of CCA treatment in children’s play equipment is being led
by the Finnish Company Lappsett - and this will inevitably become a key
issue within the increasing concerns of health and safety and the
subsequent tightening up of regulations.
Closely spaced poles driven into the ground to
form, in this case, seating and a retaining wall, but equally useful for all
manner of walls and boundaries for play.