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Your local experienced builders, engineers,and/or NGO’s (as materials, constructionstyles and cultural norms will be unique inyour location). It is your responsibility toensure that the playground equipment youconstruct complies with the relevant laws,regulations or standards in your location.Lastly, maintenance o equipment is extremelyimportant; any material will degrade overtime, especially with heavy use rom children,so maintenance over time is as important tochildren’s saety as the initial construction toreduce the inherent risks o a playground.In locations where no standard applies,please reer to our saety manual at www.playgroundideas.org and the Public PlaygroundSaety Handbook prepared by the US ConsumerProduct Saety Commission (http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/pubs/325.pd) and the United Statestechnical perormance standards that relate toplaygrounds.
This book would not have been possible without the careul and diligent work o so many. In the veryearly days I would specically like to thank Saw Wa Do and all the amazing school principals, teachersand builders who helped in the entire process, Robert Tate, Kat Kominarski, Liz Kee, Marjeta Hribar,Silvan Silleran who’s energy really brought this project to lie. Also, thanks to so many others whohelped with research, copy writing, and advice. Jon Racek, Mary Jeavons , Rani Kellock - Wordplaycopywriting, Claire Roman, Penny Thame, Lejla Kebic, Heath Gledhill, Alex Haynes. And to mywie, Willow who had the courage and compassion to lead us to work in Thailand in the rst place.Thankyou.