Instructional Programs and Materials 216-2

Outdoor Facilities Safety Report

SITE NAME: 

Inspection date:

Time:

Inspected by:

 

INSPECT FOR:

MEETS SAFE STANDARDS

YES/NO

COMMENT/FOLLOW UP ACTION

WALKING AND PLAYING SURFACES

   
asphalt areas level and free of holes/broken asphalt    
grass and dirt areas free of holes/ruts    
clear of broken glass, cans, rocks, animal feces, etc.    
free of drainage problems    
clear of hazards that might cause tripping (exposed footings, roots or other environmental obstacles)    
STAIRS    
clear of obstacles    
stair treads in good condition    
railings secure    
treads and railings free of protruding nails, cracks or splinters    
BEES' NESTS    
free of nests    
METAL FENCING    
clips and attachments safely secure    
fencing tight and secure to frame    
no holes in fence or between ground and fence    
anchors to ground stable, in good condition and safely covered    
posts corrosion free    
BENCHES/BLEACHERS    
free of protruding nails, splinters, cracked or rotted wood    
anchors to ground in good condition and safely covered    
SOFTBALL PLAYING SURFACE    
level ground with good drainage    
free of holes/ruts/trash/animal feces    
SOCCER GOALS    
framework free from protruding hooks    
anchors to ground stable, in good condition and safely covered    
posts corrosion free    
SOCCER PLAYING SURFACE    
level ground with good drainage    
free of holes/ruts/trash/animal feces    
BASKETBALL BACKSTOPS    
backboards in good condition    
rims secure and straight    
pole anchors stable, in good condition and safely covered    
poles corrosion free    
BASKETBALL PLAYING SURFACE    
level playing surface    
free of holes/ruts/trash/animal feces    
POTENTIAL HAZARDS ON SCHOOL YARD    
no trees, exposed roots, posts, streams and other environmental hazards    
hazards identified to all staff and students    
warning signs and barriers erected where needed    
rules for safe play around hazards are communicated to all students    

OTHER