[23 Sep 2022] Seminar on Playground Safety – Standards, Training and Development (Online) (Done)

Seminar on Playground Safety 
Standards, Training and Development

Anne Marden Playright Academy (AMPA) invited Mr. Chris Yuen, Head of Play Environment, Playright Children’s Play Association, to introduce the development direction of local play space, the standards of playground equipment, inclusive playground concept, and to discuss the broad perspective of maintenance, materials, environmental factors.

How to balance the risk between playful elements and safety measurements?

- Background of Playground Safety
- Safety Standards and Guideline Update
- Comparison of ASTM F1487 and BS EN1176 safety standard
- Common Misconception of Playground Safety
- Playground Safety Training Courses development

Mr Chris Yuen Hon-cheong (Head of Play Environment)

Chris Yuen is a consultant and independent playground safety inspector for the Playright Children’s Play Association with a passion for designing public playgrounds to make them more child-friendly, playable, safe and inclusive. Since 2012, he has been leading play environment team in initiating and completing a series of playground advocacy programmes in Hong Kong. These include the first Inclusive Play Space Design Idea Competition, the pilot Inclusive Play Space at Tuen Mun Park, Junior Playground Commissioner Incubation Programme, Junior Playground Planner(6) and the publication of the Inclusive Play Space Guide supported by UNICEF HK(5). The play environment consultancy includes participatory approach to play space design, playground planning research, inclusive play design review, play equipment safety assessment, installation compliance audit and inspection training. His latest projects are the “Concrete Pipe Playground” at Fung Mat Road Waterfront Open Space (WE Park) and “Rainbow Jungle” at Kai Tak East Park. He has been involved with the safety of children at play for many years. He has been involved with the safety of children at play for many years. He is a qualified RPII-Annual Inspector and CPSI since 2004 to advocate for an inclusive and playful society for all with a passionate team.

Course code:

PE 020-002-2209

Date and Time:

23 September 2022 (Friday)
3:00pm - 5:00pm


Online (ZOOM)


  • Professionals in the field of architecture, landscape architecture, civil engineering, urban design, industrial or product design, facility management, risk management, park maintenance and rehabilitation
  • Training managers and officers in relevant government department
  • Practitioners in the field of playground, including playground suppliers and technician of accretion testing laboratory
  • Academic staff in Faculty of Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Design & Environment, Sports and Recreation, Rehabilitation
  • Research and playground management staff in NGOs and Schools


HKD $100 per person



Enrollment Method:  

  • Click the 「Online Enrollment」 button at the bottom of this page and follow the instructions to complete the enrollment progress.
  • Seats are limited. First come, first served.
  • Successful applicants will receive a Confirmation Email. (Please check the junk mailbox as the email may be recognised as junk mail by your email service provider).
  • If you do not receive the Confirmation Email after 1 working day, please email us at academy@playright.org.hk as soon as possible.

Playright Children's Play Association retains all final decision of the course arrangement.

Enquiry: 3664 7988 / 2898 2922   Email: academy@playright.org.hk


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