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Figure 10-35. Tunnel.
Table 10-2. Inappropriate Play Events for Unsupervised Play
c. Use Zone. For infant to 2 years, a minimum
1800 mm (72-inch) use zone will be provided from
all sides of the equipment. For children ages 2
through 12 years, a minimum 2400 mm (96-inch)
use zone will be provided from all sides of the equip-
Animal figure swings
d. Adaptations for Children With Disabilities.
Chain or tire climbers
Tunnels provide crawling experiences for children
with limited mobility at ground level or as part of a
e. Maintenance Level. The level of maintenance
required for this play equipment is moderate.
10-33. Play Events Which are not Appropri-
Multiple occupancy swings other than tire swings
Play events which are not appropriate for unsu-
pervised children's outdoor play areas are listed in
Swinging exercise rings
10-34. Composite Structure.
Specific design guidelines apply when two or
more play events are combined to form a composite
a. Recommended Ages. Composite structures are
height of 900 mm (36 inches) will be provided. For
recommended for children ages 12 months to 12
2- to 5-year-olds, a maximum platform height of
1200 mm (48 inches) will be provided. For 5- to
b. Safety Guidelines.
12-year-olds, the platform will have a maximum
(1) Applicable Safety Guidelines, Composite
height of 1400 mm (56 inches).
structures will comply with general safety guide-
c. Use Zone. A use zone for composite equipment
lines for children's outdoor play areas. In addition,
equal to the use zones recommended for all indi-
safety guidelines that apply to all manufactured
vidual play events that comprise the structure
equipment and guidelines for individual play events
should be provided. The designers will evaluate the
that comprise the structure should be followed. Play
design of modular composite play equipment prior
events that are appropriate for the intended age
to purchase and installation. Guidance will be ob-
group will be selected.
tained from the installation safety manager and the
(2) Maximum Platform Height. For children
ages 12 months to 2 years, a maximum platform