Do NOT start assembly or use the Play System or equipment until you have read all instructions.
FAILURE TO FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS OR HEED THESE WARNINGS MAY RESULT IN SERIOUS INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE AND WILL VOID THE WARRANTY. Proper and complete assembly, use, and supervision are essential for proper installation and to reduce the risk of accident or injury. Most injuries are a result of misuse or not following instructions. Use caution when using the Play System.
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Table 1 – Fall Height In Feet From Which A Life Threatening Head Injury Would Not Be Expected*
|Type of Material||6-Inch Material Depth||9-Inch Material Depth||12-Inch Material Depth|
|Double shredded bark mulch||6-Foot Fall Height||10-Foot Fall Height||11-Foot Fall Height|
|Wood Chips||7-Foot Fall Height||10-Foot Fall Height||11-Foot Fall Height|
|Fine Sand||5-Foot Fall Height||5-Foot Fall Height||9-Foot Fall Height|
|Fine Gravel||6-Foot Fall Height||7-Foot Fall Height||10-Foot Fall Height|
|Rubber Mulch (Shredded Tires)**||10-Foot Fall Height||N/A||N/A|
*This information has been extracted from the CPSC publications “Playground Surfacing–Technical Information Guide” and “Handbook for Public Playground Safety.” Copies of these reports can be obtained by sending a postcard to the: Office of Public Affairs. U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Washington D.C., 20207 or call the toll-free hotline: 1-800-638-2772.
**This data is from tests conducted by independent testing laboratories on a 6-inch depth of uncompressed shredded tire samples produced by four manufacturers. It is recommended that persons seeking to install shredded tires as a protective surface request test data from the supplier showing the critical height of the material when it was tested in accordance with ASTM F1292.