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PLUS 614 (1st ed. pub 2004)
This Guide provides an overview of new developments in the 2003 edition of CAN/CSA-Z614. It outlines background issues and highlights key points of the CAN/CSA-Z614 Standard and the differences between the 1990, 1998, and 2003 editions. This Guide offers a useful update to playground owners/operators, daycares, school staff, housing management staff, municipal employees, and all partners interested in designing, creating, and managing public playground spaces.
1.2 The structure of the Guide: learn, understand, and implement
Each section in the Guide explores key elements of the CAN/CSA-Z614 Standard. Learn about the CAN/CSA-Z614 Standard explains its history, importance, relevance, and different editions. Understand the changes to the CAN/CSA-Z614 Standard outlines the significant points in the 1990 Guideline and the changes between the 1998 and 2003 editions.
Implement the CAN/CSA-Z614 Standard provides information about planning and assessing a playspace, inspections, and different interpretations.
The Annexes contain samples of a daily visual inspection logbook, monthly/seasonal inspection checklists, a playground triage system, comprehensive playground inspection reports, and an impact surface testing report.