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Playground Safety

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

Date: December 13-15, 2016; Horsham, PA

Register: Click here to register and for the brochure, click here.

Registration Deadline: November 28, 2016

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: There is a room block set up at the Hampton Inn located at 1500 Easton Road, Willow Grove, PA 19090. Call 215-659-3535 and mention this code CPS/CPSI Group to receive the room rate. The deadline is November 20.

Playground Maintenance Workshops (.6 CEUs)

2017 Spring dates & locations coming soon!

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.

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