It's important that all kids are able to join in on the fun. A number of our units are wheelchair accessible for this reason and we also offer many ground level components that are accessible to everyone. Whether it's transfer stations, raised panels, ramps, or bridges, Swing Time, has the solutions for making sure that your playground is accessible.
As Canada's most experienced and trusted playground manufacturer, Blue Imp and Swing Time take safety standards seriously. For us, safety is about more than meeting a standard. It's about thinking ahead and designing in a way that promotes easy supervision and prevents kids from putting themselves in danger. We are proactive in ensuring that our designs, processes and structures meet or exceed the standards established by CSA, ASTM and CPSC's Handbook for Public Playground Safety. Please contact Swing Time for clarification of any standards, safety zones, non-encroachment zones, etc. prior to installing your playground.
Blue Imp Recreational Products Ltd. is a member in good standing of IPEMA, the International Play Equipment Manufacturers Association. IPEMA is a member-driven international trade organization which represents and promotes an open market for manufacturers of play equipment.
In the interest of playground safety, IPEMA provides a Third Party Certification service whereby a designated independent laboratory validates a participant's certification of conformance to ASTM F1487, Standard Consumer Safety Performance Specification for Playground Equipment for Public Use, except sections 10 & 12.6.1; CAN/CSA Z614, Children's Playspaces and Equipment, except clauses 9.6, 10.5 & 11.1.1; or both. The use of the corresponding logo signifies that Blue Imp has received written validation from the independent laboratory that the product(s) associated with the use of the logo conforms with the requirements of the indicated standard. Check IPEMA.org to confirm product validation.
ISO 9001:2008 Certified
Blue Imp is certified to the ISO 9001: 2008 Certified by the International Standards Organization, a quality management system providing industries with a structure to ensure all processes are consistent and effective. ISO requires the most rigorous standards, covering design, raw materials, manufacturing and shipping. Please contact us for clarification of any standards, safety zones, non-encroachment zones, etc. prior to installing your playground.
The Handbook for Public Playground Safety, the Consumer Product Safety Commission describes playground safety guidelines to help communities, schools, day care centres, corporations and other groups build safe playgrounds.