With over 15 years in the play industry, Trevor brings his experience both as an Operational Inspector and Manager with a company dedicated to the installation, maintenance and refurbishment of playground equipment and now, as an independent, fully qualified Annual Inspector with the Register of Playground Inspectors International (RPII).
He also holds a BTEC Level 3 Advanced Playground Operation, Inspection and Maintenance qualification. This combined knowledge gives him an excellent understanding of the practical issues and safety standards which apply to play. As an RPII Inspector, Trevor has a full DBS check, Public Liability Insurance £5,000,000 and Professional Indemnity Insurance £1,000,000.
Highly reliable and has an extensive knowledge
"Trevor is our preferred Annual Inspector for our work in the South East. He is highly reliable and has an extensive knowledge of the respective play standards. He provides us with excellent help and assistance whenever we ask, and he works with integrity and honesty - values we really appreciate when working with an independent Inspector. The inspection reports Trevor provides are issued quickly and are clear and easy to read. We recommend Trevor to our customers for both their Annual and Post Installation Inspections."
- Andrew Douglas, Managing Director, Safeplay Playground Services Ltd
Professional, Knowledgeable and Friendly
"I have worked with Trevor on different projects over several years and always found him to be professional, knowledgeable and friendly. His willingness to go the extra mile for a client is invaluable and nothing is too much trouble. I would not hesitate to use Trevor’s services or recommend him to other people."
- Adrian Denbow, Project Manager, Playcubed
We would highly recommend his services
"Having worked with Trevor over the last year, we would highly recommend his services. He provides detailed inspection reports and offers excellent communication skills in a professional yet friendly manner. As our preferred independent inspector we know we can rely on Trevor to deliver a great service to our customers."
- Nigel Moon, Playspaces
Types of equipment inspected
We can work with you to safeguard your responsibility to manage any installation or established play area to the relevant industry safety standards. All our inspections and risk assessments are undertaken by a fully qualified expert approved and registered with the RPII.
Our inspections are in accordance with the appropriate standards as set out below:
Outdoor permanently installed play equipment and surfacing:
BS EN 1176 & 1177 2018.
The European Standard BSEN 1176- 2017 specifies general safety requirements for permanently installed public playground equipment and surfacing. Additional safety requirements for specific pieces of playground equipment are specified in subsequent parts of this standard.
BS EN 16899 2017.
The British standard EN16899-2017 specifies requirements for the manufacture of Parkour equipment for use by youths and adults. The standard recognizes that Parkour forms no part of children’s play.
The standard EN14974: 2019 applies to skateparks for public use which are intended for the use of skateboards, other roller sports equipment and BMX bikes.
Outdoor exercise equipment:
BS EN 16636.
This European standard BS EN 16630: 2015 specifies general safety requirements for the manufacture, installation, inspection and maintenance of permanently installed freely accessible outdoor fitness equipment. The equipment is intended for youths and adults or users having an overall height greater than 1400mm. Equipment covered in this standard is not playground equipment (EN1176) or free access multi sports equipment (EN15312).
Multi-Use Games Areas (MUGA’s) :
BS EN 15312.
The European standard EN15312:2007 is applicable to free access multi-sports equipment and combinations intended for permanent installation (not temporary) which includes, football, handball, hockey, table tennis, tennis, volleyball.