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Playground Safety

Certified Playground Safety Inspector Course & Exam (CPSI) Playground Safety Logo

Date: December 4-6, 2017 - PSATS Training, Enola, PA

Registration Deadline: November 1, 2017

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Please note: Advance reading is highly recommended for those individuals taking the exam. One month of study time prior to the exam is suggested.

In some cases, studying for the course in less than 3 weeks leads to exam failure.

Lodging Information: A block of rooms is reserved at the Best Western Plus Enola for $89 per night plus tax. Please mention the room block code: PSATS1 when making the reservation. The deadline to make your reservation is November 17, 2017.

Playground Maintenance Workshops (.6 CEUs)

Developed by the PRPS Park Resource Branch

Fee: PRPS Member: $65.00; PRPS Non-Member: $80.00

Audience: Park Maintenance Staff, Public Works Staff, School Maintenance Staff, Parks and Recreation Directors, School Administrators, Child Care Centers, Community Organizations with play equipment
Description: Learn the various aspects of playground maintenance at this interactive workshop. Presentations will include information about: protective surfacing, play equipment maintenance, playground hazards and priorities, equipment audits and inspections and a brief overview of risk management. The workshop combines a classroom lecture with hands-on exercises and an on-site visit to a playground.

Dates and Locations:

August 29, 2017 - Murrysville

September 14, 2017 - Hampden Township

September 14, 2017 - Plymouth Township

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Regulations and Standards

Click here for the Consumer Product Safety Commission's Playground Safety Guidlines

World Playground: Park & Recreation Products and Services Directory

Click here for the World Playground, Parks & Recreation Products and Services Web Directory

PRPS Playground Safety Agency Award

Click here the Annual PRPS Agency Award for Playground Safety application