Playdale Playgrounds Limited, Cumbrian based outdoor playground manufacturer is offering free Risk Assessment tools to operators and owners of playgrounds, and outdoor gym’s planning to open on the 4th July.

According to further guidance from the UK Government on the opening of playgrounds and outdoor gyms; all owners and operators must carry out a risk assessment for the playground or outdoor gym that addresses the risks of COVID-19.

Playdale understands the importance playgrounds contribute to the physical, social, emotional, and cognitive development opportunities for children. Therefore, by providing this helpful tool to identify sensible measures to control risk, will reduce any delay in the opening of playgrounds on the 4th July.

The recent Government guidelines have also stipulated that operators and owners should consider providing hand sanitiser (automated where possible) or handwashing facilities at the entry and exit points.

Playdale recently launched PlayClean, the world’s first automated alcohol-free hand sanitiser station. The UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office has recognised Playdales’ effort to aid the safe return of families back to playgrounds. It will feature in an international media campaign ‘GREAT Inspirations’ along with other businesses and individuals who have shown incredible efforts during the pandemic and launched on the 1st July

Manufactured in Britain with high-quality stainless steel, the PlayClean unit is vandal-resistant and built to last in any environment. This unit can give families peace of mind that they are maintaining the highest levels of hygiene when entering a public space.

Playdale are offering innovative lease packages starting from as little as £10/day to ensure operators can get their facilities open without compromising safety or themselves to litigation.

Barry Leahey MBE, Playdale’s Managing Director, is thrilled by the success of the launch of the new product, saying:

Children globally have suffered from the closure of playgrounds, and I am proud of the Playdale team that have stepped up to deliver a product and helpful tools which will aid the safe reopening of play areas and yet again children can be heard having fun. The fact the UK Government are featuring Playdale and PlayClean the first inclusive, automated and alcohol-free sanitiser station in their GREAT inspirations campaign is amazing and a real boost for the team who have responded so well in the crisis.

If you would like to find out more about this new product range, or indeed any of Playdale’s products and services please call 015395 31561 or email [email protected]