We are the experts when it comes to indoor sports equipment inspection and maintenance.

Since 1997 Sportsafe has been at the forefront of the sports equipment inspection and maintenance industry. We offer our expert knowledge, advice and services to over 10,000 schools, 100 counties & borough councils, FM Facility Management companies, NHS, police and fire authorities. We’re the trusted choice for indoor sports inspections from the Shetland Islands to the South Coast.

Sportsafe has built a vast network of offices, inspectors and engineers across the UK. We guarantee that only our own inspectors and engineers will inspect and maintain your sports equipment – and reach you fast. Our engineers are never more than 90 minutes away!

Indoor Inspection

Regular indoor inspection and maintenance of your indoor sports equipment and facilities is extremely important and helps to:

Optimise indoor sports equipment availability
Prolong sports equipment life
Minimise the overall remedial repair/maintenance costs
Reduce risk of having to replace equipment

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We inspect and service a wide range of indoor sites, including:

  • Nurseries & Pre-Schools
  • Primary Schools
  • Secondary Schools
  • SEN Schools
  • Independent Schools
  • International Schools
  • Colleges & Universities
  • Academy Trusts
  • FM Facility Management
  • Local Authorities
  • Blue Lamp Services
  • Leisure Centres
  • Fitness Centres
  • Adventure Parks
  • Caravan Parks and Hotels
  • Care Homes
Indoor Inspection & Maintenance

The British Standard 1892 Part 1:1986 states: “It is important that all physical education apparatus is maintained in a first-class, fully safe condition”

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What’s Included?

Full inspection of Primary School

Full Inspection & Maintenace of Primary Schools

  • Woodwork inspection
  • Metalwork inspection
  • Beam units inspection – remove covers & wires are checked
  • Wall bars inspection (also checking wheels)
  • Rope tracks inspection (ropes also inspected)
  • Basketball inspection
  • Mats inspection – checking for cuts/splits
  • Vaulting equipment inspection
  • All portable equipment inspection
  • Report – A full report produced and Health & Safety certificate is issued once remedial work has been completed

Full Inspection & Maintenance of Gym/Sports Halls

  • Woodwork inspection
  • Metalwork inspection
  • Beam units inspection – remove covers & wires are checked
  • Wall bars inspection (also checking wheels)
  • Rope tracks inspection (ropes also inspected)
  • Basketball inspection
  • Mats inspection – checking for cuts/splits
  • Vaulting equipment inspection
  • All portable equipment inspection
  • Report – A full report produced and Health & Safety certificate issued once remedial work has been completed

Full Inspection & Maintenance of Leisure Centre Sports Halls

  • Cricket netting inspection (Also checking trolleys)
  • Division netting Inspection (also checking the trolleys)
  • Basketball Inspection
  • Floor sockets – Cleaned where possible
  • Games posts – Checking the welds of post
  • Storage – Tighten brackets & replace screws where possible
  • All Portable Equipment Inspection
  • Report – A full report produced and Health & Safety certificate issued once remedial work has been completed

Full Inspection & Maintenance of Trampolines

  • Trampoline Legs – Inspecting the welds & checking the collars
  • Side rails inspected
  • End rails – Checking angles & welds
  • Roller stands – Inspecting the hooks
  • Leg braces – Checking the fittings
  • Trampoline Bed – Inspecting the anchor bars & webbing
  • Coverall pads – Checking the ties, condition of pads & correct fittings
  • Trampoline Springs/Cables – Inspecting cables and springs for wear
  • Trampoline Adjusters/Chains – Inspection of the chains
  • Report – A full report produced and Health & Safety certificate is issued once remedial work has been completed

Inspection & Maintenance of Swimming Pool Equipment

  • Life guard chairs (Fixed and Portable) – Checking the welds & floor rubbers
  • Starting blocks – Checking the anti slip, securing bolts & welds
  • Lane marker ropes and floats – Checking & adjusting wires & checking the floats
  • Anti-wave racing lanes and floats – Checking & adjusting wires & checking the floats
  • Storage reels for lane markers – Checking the welds
  • Aqua Board Inspection – Checking fixings and straps are secure
  • Immobilisation stretchers check headrests
  • Turning boards / Brackets – Checking the boards
  • Rescue buoys – Check for damage & check the ropes
  • Training and reach poles – Checking the handgrips
  • Poolside floor sockets – Clean floor sockets & check threads
  • Equipment trolleys – Checking the welds
  • Wall storage inspection – Checking the rubbers
  • Report – A full report produced and Health & Safety certificate issued once remedial work has been completed

Inspection & Maintenance of Resistance Machines

  • Equipment Frame – Check welds, tighten fixings and lubricate
  • Guide Rods – Degrease and lubricate rods
  • Machine Wires/Belts – Check for wear, adjust and lubricate
  • Equipment Upholstery – Check for wear, tighten fixings
  • Machine Plungers – Check operation and adjust the springs if needed
  • Machine Rubbers – Inspect and recommend if missing or worn
  • Weight stacks – Adjust check for damage or wear
  • Pulleys – Check bearings, tighten & lubricate
  • Handles/clips – Check for wear & operation
  • Selector keys – Checking for wear
  • General Clean of the machine & adviced on general condition

Inspection & Maintenance of CV Equipment

  • Equipment covers inspected – We remove the covers & vacuum circuit boards
  • Belts/Chains – Check, lubricate, adjust tensions, and check worn links
  • Equipment bearings are checked for wear
  • Display check of machine operation
  • Hinge points – Lubricate
  • Belts – Silicon sprays if required, check decks for wear and reverse if required
  • General cleaning of the machine & inspection of all parts

Trampoline modules

  • Inspect under frames for secure fixings to the floor on all uprights.
  • The engineer checks all welds on frames.
  • Checking that tube ends have tube inserts.
  • Checking that frames are secured to each other with no protruding bolts.
  • All nuts are nyloc nuts are checked.
  • Checking for combustible or bio hazard waste under frames.
  • The underside of springs and anchor bars are checked.
  • Integrity and securing of frame pads to frames is checked.
  • The engineer checks for gaps in the pads.
  • We check the integrity of mesh bed, ensuring there is no access to springs from users’ feet.
  • We check the integrity of metal anchor bars on frames and beds.
  • Check all welds on the upper side of frames.

Padded columns

  • Check all columns within the trampoline park have padding on them to a height of 2.5m
  • Check all post padding is secured to posts with no metal exposed.

Padded columns

  • We check all pads on vertical and horizontal seating area are secure.
  • Check integrity of padded seating for tears, rips and holes. The padded seating is checked for exposed fixings.

Padded seating

  • Engineer checks all pads on vertical and horizontal seating area are secure.
  • The integrity of padded seating is checked for tears, rips and holes. Padded seating is checked for exposed fixings.

Enclosure

  • We check that all horizontal, and metal posts are secure, and not bent or damaged.
  • Check all horizontal and vertical post padding is secure with no exposed metal.
  • A check that the padding is secure with either cable ties or whipped round with twine.
  • Cable ties are checked to have no sharp edges if used.
  • Checking all netting is intact with no holes, rips or tears to netting.
  • All netting is checked to make sure it has been firmly secured to horizontal and vertical posts using whipped in twine.

Basketball boards

  • The Framework is checked and made sure it is intact with no cracked welds and firmly secured to enclosure posts.
  • Check backboard is intact with no cracks or damage.
  • A check that all backboard and ring fixings are in place and secure.
  • Check ring is intact, no failed welds or bent.
  • Check basketball net is in place and secured to the frame.

Ancillary items

  • We check the framework and surface of stairs, doorways, and access paths around and within the trampoline park.

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