Safety Certifications

Safety is our top priority. Learn about our safety certifications and research insights.

NRPA’s Certified Playground Safety Inspector Program (formerly National Playground Safety Institute)

This is a program of the National Recreation and Park Association. >

International Play Equipment Manufacturers Association (IPEMA)

IPEMA is a nonprofit, membership trade association that represents and promotes an open market for playground equipment and surfacing manufacturers. >

National Program for Playground Safety

NPPS is the premier nonprofit U.S. organization that provides training and services for outdoor play and safety. >

ASTM International (formerly American Society for Testing and Materials)

ASTM is an
 independent and renowned developer of technical standards used to test multitudes of products, including playground equipment. >

Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)

The CPSC regulates many products, including playground equipment, to help ensure user safety. >

U.S. Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (Access Board)

The Access Board has completed Accessibility Guidelines for Play Facilities, according to the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. >