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AS/NZS ISO 8124.6:2011

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Safety of toys, Part 6: Swings, slides and similar activity toys for indoor and outdoor family domestic use

​Adopts ISO 8124-4:2010 to specify requirements and test methods for activity toys for domestic family use intended for children under 14 years to play on or in.
Published: 19/10/2011
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Table of contents
Cited references
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Table of contents
Header
About this publication
Preface
Introduction
1 Scope
2 Normative references
3 Terms and definitions
4 Requirements
4.1 General
4.1.1 Static strength
4.1.2 Maximum height
4.1.3 Corners and edges
4.1.4 Protruding parts
4.1.4.1 General
4.1.4.2 All protrusions
4.1.4.3 Upright protrusions
4.1.4.4 Motion rides
4.1.4.5 Slides
4.1.5 Climbing and swinging ropes, chains and cables
4.1.6 Open tubing
4.2 Barriers
4.3 Rung ladders, stepladders and stairways
4.4 Entrapment
4.4.1 Head and neck entrapment
4.4.2 Entrapment of clothing and hair
4.4.3 Entrapment of feet
4.4.4 Entrapment of fingers
4.5 Stability of activity toys other than slides, swings and toys with crossbeams
4.5.1 General
4.5.2 Stability of activity toys with a free height of fall of 600 mm or less
4.5.3 Stability of activity toys with a free height of fall of more than 600 mm
4.6 Slides
4.6.1 Stability of slides
4.6.2 Retaining sides for slides
4.6.3 Starting, sliding and run-out section on slides
4.6.4 Roller slides
4.7 Swings
4.7.1 Stability of swings and other activity toys with crossbeams
4.7.1.1 General
4.7.1.2 Swings with crossbeams more than 1 200 mm above the ground
4.7.1.3 Swings intended for children under 36 months with crossbeams 1 200 mm or less above the ground
4.7.2 Strength of crossbeams, swing devices, suspension connectors and suspension couplings
4.7.3 Swings intended for children under 36 months
4.7.3.1 General
4.7.3.2 Toddler swings without a crossbeam
4.7.4 Impact from swing elements
4.7.5 Minimum clearance between swing elements, and similar equipment and adjacent structures
4.7.6 Lateral stability of swing elements
4.7.7 Minimum clearance between swing elements and the ground
4.7.8 Suspension connectors and means of suspension
4.8 Seesaws
4.9 Carousels and rocking toys
5 Warnings and labelling
5.1 Labelling
5.2 Assembly and installation instructions
5.2.1 General
5.2.2 Information on playground surfacing materials
5.2.2.1 Maximum fall heights
5.2.2.2 Impact attenuating surface
5.3 Maintenance instructions
6 Test methods
6.1 Stability
6.1.1 Stability of activity toys with a free height of fall of 600 mm or less (see 4.5.2 and 4.9)
6.1.1.1 Principle
6.1.1.2 Apparatus
6.1.1.3 Procedure
6.1.2 Stability of activity toys with a free height of fall of more than 600 mm (see 4.5.3)
6.1.2.1 Principle
6.1.2.2 Apparatus
6.1.2.3 Procedure
6.1.3 Stability of slides (see 4.6.1)
6.1.3.1 Principle
6.1.3.2 Apparatus
6.1.3.3 Procedure
6.1.4 Stability of swings and other activity toys with crossbeams (see 4.7.1)
6.1.4.1 Stability of swings and other activity toys with crossbeams more than 1 200 mm above the ground (see 4.7.1.1)
6.1.4.1.1 Principle
6.1.4.1.2 Apparatus
6.1.4.1.3 Procedure
6.1.4.2 Stability of swings and other activity toys with crossbeams 1 200 mm or less above the ground (see 4.7.1.2)
6.1.4.2.1 Principle
6.1.4.2.2 Apparatus
6.1.4.2.3 Procedure
6.1.5 Stability of toddler swings (see 4.7.3.2)
6.1.5.1 Principle
6.1.5.2 Apparatus
6.1.5.3 Procedure
6.2 Static strength
6.2.1 Strength of toys other than swings (see 4.1.1 and 4.9)
6.2.1.1 Principle
6.2.1.2 Apparatus
6.2.1.3 Procedure
6.2.2 Strength of swings and similar toys (see 4.7.2)
6.2.2.1 Principle
6.2.2.2 Apparatus
6.2.2.3 Procedure
6.2.2.3.1 Strength of swings intended for children over 36 months (see 4.7.2)
6.2.2.3.2 Strength of swings intended for children under 36 months (see 4.7.3)
6.3 Dynamic strength of barriers and handrails (see 4.2)
6.3.1 Principle
6.3.2 Apparatus
6.3.3 Procedure
6.4 Determination of impact from swing elements (see 4.7.4)
6.4.1 Principle
6.4.2 Apparatus
6.4.3 Procedure
6.4.4 Results
6.4.4.1 Peak acceleration
6.4.4.2 Surface compression
6.5 Test for head and neck entrapment
6.5.1 Head and neck entrapment in completely bound openings (see 4.2 and 4.4.1)
6.5.1.1 Principle
6.5.1.2 Apparatus
6.5.1.3 Procedure
6.5.2 Head and neck entrapment in partially bound and V-shaped openings (see 4.4.1)
6.5.2.1 Principle
6.5.2.2 Apparatus
6.5.2.3 Procedure
6.6 Toggle test (see 4.4.2)
6.6.1 Principle
6.6.2 Apparatus
6.6.3 Procedure
6.6.3.1 Slides
6.6.3.2 Fireman's poles
6.6.3.3 Roofs
6.7 Test for protrusions (see 4.1.4)
6.7.1 All Protrusions (see 4.1.4.1, 4.1.4.2 and 4.1.4.3)
6.7.1.1 Principle
6.7.1.2 Apparatus
6.7.1.3 Procedure
6.7.2 Protrusions in motion rides (see 4.1.4.4 and 4.1.4.5)
6.7.2.1 Principle
6.7.2.2 Apparatus
6.7.2.3 Procedure
6.8 Durability test for suspension connectors and means of suspension (see 4.7.8)
6.8.1 Principle
6.8.2 Apparatus
6.8.3 Procedure
6.8.4 Alternate procedure
Annex A
A.0 General
A.1 Scope
A.4.1 Requirements, general
A.4.1.2 Maximum height
A.4.1.3 Corners and edges
A.4.1.5 Climbing and swinging ropes, chains and cables
A.4.2 Barriers
A.4.4 Entrapment
A.4.6 Slides
A.4.7 Swings
A.4.7.2 Strength of crossbeams, swing devices, suspension connectors and suspension couplings
A.4.7.6 Lateral stability of swing elements
A.4.7.8 Suspension connectors and means of suspension
A.4.9 Carousels and rocking toys
Annex B
Bibliography
Cited references in this standard
Content history
[Superseded]
DR AS/NZS ISO 8124.6