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Playground Safety

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National Playground Safety Institute, hosted by the Kentucky Recreation and Park Society is September 20-22 in Corbin, KY.
 
 

Are your playgrounds safe?

The Kentucky Recreation and Park Society is hosting the National Playground Safety Institute in Corbin, KY.  It is the most comprehensive training program on playground hazard identification and risk management methods offered.  We are also offering the newest curriculum (released at NRPA Congress in November 2011)!  Be one of the first educated with the latest standards for safety!

[click here for more information and
a registration form in pdf format]

Program Highlights:
- Injury Statistics - Safety Management
- History of Playground Equipment - Audit Objectives and Procedures
- Hazard Identification - Maintenance Procedures
- Safe Surfacing Materials - Maintenance Standards
- Equipment Accessibility - Q & A Session
- Site Visit - Exam Study Time
  Who Should Attend?
- Administrators - Supervisory Personnel
- Public Works Dept. - Grounds Maint. Staff
- Engineers & Architects - Equipment Reps
- Operators of Playgrounds in Parks, Schools, Summer Camps, Day Camps, Day Care Centers - Agencies such as: YMCA, YWCA, Boys and Girls Clubs, Athletic Leagues

 

National Playground Safety Institute - September 20-22 in Corbin, KY
Tentative Instructional Schedule
Tuesday, December 6   Wednesday, December 7
7:30am Registration
8:00am Welcome & Course Introduction
8:45am Foundation and Injury Statistics
9:15am Break
9:30am Hazard ID, Parts 1 and 2
Noon Lunch
1:00pm Applied Exercise 1 - probes and gauges
1:45pm Hazard ID, Part 3
2:45pm Break
3:00pm Hazard ID, Part 4
4:00pm Surfacing, Part 1
4:45pm Exam Prep, Q & A Session
 
8:00am Surfacing, Part 2
8:45am Safety Management - Comprehensive Progam/Audits
9:15am Break
9:30am Safety Management - Inspections & Maintenance
10:00am Applied Exercise 2 - Hazard ID Prioritization
11:45 Q & A Period
Noon Lunch
1:00pm Applied Exercise 3 - Site Investigation
3:15pm Break
3:30pm Site Investigation Wrap Up
4:30pm Q & A Period

 

Thursday, December 8  8am  Check-In  |  9:00am  Two Hour Certification Examination
[click here for more information and a registration form in pdf format]
 
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