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Playground Courses from VRPS

Leesburg, VA

Tuesday, September 17, 2019
.6 CEUs

Wednesday September 18-Friday, September 20, 2019
8am-5pm (Wednesday, Thursday)
8-11am (Friday)
1.5 CEUs

Early Rate Registration Deadline:  July 31, 2019
Regular Rate Registration Deadline:  August 31, 2019
PlaygroundMaintPlayground Maintenance Course

Protect Children from Playground Hazard s

The National Recreation and Park Association's Playground Maintenance Course will provide you with an understanding of the most prevalent playground hazards and safe maintenance and repair practices.

This one-day course (0.6 CEUs) will train you on playground safety standards, playground owner responsibilities and will include maintenance and repair discussions on playground equipment, surfacing and site items.

Why Attend?
  • According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, over 240,000 children are injured each year on playgrounds.
  • Poor maintenance is one of the leading causes of injuries on playgrounds.

Who Should Attend?
  • Maintenance Staff
  • Recreation Staff
  • University Seniors
  • Anyone Responsible for Playgrounds

Certified Playground Safety Inspector
September 18-20, 2019 - Leesburg, VA

Becoming a Certified Playground Safety Inspector (CPSI) positions you as a leader and role model in the public playground safety community.   Invest in CPSI:
  • protect children from injury due to playground hazards,
  • protect your business or agency from costly liabilities,
  • open the door to more opportunities for career advancement,
  • increase your job mobility and choices even in the face of a tough job market,
  • reach not only your short-term job goals, but also position yourself for success in your long-term career, and
  • be associated with NRPA's strong and long-standing reputation in playground safety

Course Background:

Topics include: 
  • identifying hazards on playgrounds
  • developing risk management tools
  • importance of comprehensive playground safety program from a legal perspective
  • test methods for entrapments, protrusions, and entanglement
  • national standards and guidelines.
The CPSI is a must for:
  • municipalities
  • schools
  • child care facilities
  • health departments
  • playground manufacturers and installers
  • insurance firms
  • food chain franchises
  • park and recreation agencies
  • maintenance facilities, and
  • others responsible for playgrounds.
* Please plan your registration and payment accordingly.  A minimum of three weeks of study time is recommended; NRPA does not advise sitting for the exam if materials have not been read thoroughly.

Many Thanks to 2019 CPSI Sponsors!

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