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					N.J. Law Mandates Public Playgrounds
    Meet U.S.C.P.S.C. Standards
                                                           2011 NJRPA/NRPA
                                           National Playground Safety Institute


         CERTIFIED PLAYGROUND SAFETY
          INSPECTORS COURSE & EXAM
                         October 17-19, 2011
      Haggerty Educational Center, Morris County Park Commission
                        Morristown, New Jersey

        WHO SHOULD ATTEND?                      Why This Course Is Important To YOU:

   Park & Recreation Administrators                According to the Consumer Products Safety
                                                  Commission more than 230,000 were treated for
   Park & Recreation Supervisors                  playground accidents in 2005. Of these, 70%
   Safety Engineers                            occurred at public parks, schoolyards, and child care
   Maintenance Staff                                                 centers.

   Board & Commission Members                 HOW DOES YOUR EQUIPMENT MEASURE UP?
   School Officials                           How many preventable injuries occurred in your parks
   Public Works Personnel                                       or facilities?
                                               Hosted by the New Jersey Recreation and Park
   Engineers & Architectural Firms            Association and sponsored by the National Recreation
   Playground Equipment Representatives       and Park Association, this course is the most
   Risk Managers                              comprehensive training program on playground hazard
                                               identification and risk management methods. Advanced
   Park & Playground Designers                reading and twelve (12) hours of training will prepare
   Community Volunteers                       you to take the Certified Playground Safety Inspector
    Playground Operators In:                   Exam at the culmination of this certification course.

   Parks                                      The National Playground Safety Institute promotes
   Schools                                    children’s rights to play and promotes nationally the
   Camps                                      importance play has in a child’s development.

   Day Care Centers                           NPSI provides the most current comprehensive training
   Hotels/Resorts                             program on public playground safety including the
                                               development and distribution of playground training and
   Homeowners Associations
                                               safety products.
   Apartment Communities
   YMCA/YWCA                                  NPSI provides input to help develop responsible public
                                               policy for guaranteed safety of our children while at
   Boys & Girls Clubs
                                               the same time advocates sound fiscal responsibility to
   Police Athletic Leagues                    provide resources for ongoing maintenance & support of
                                               the policy.
    National Playground Safety Institute                 Registration Form – CPSI October 2011
    Playground Safety Inspector Certification
                                                         Name:_____________________________________
                 Course & Exam
                                                         Agency:___________________________________
Mon., October 17, 2011 8:15 am – 5:00 pm
                                                         Address:__________________________________
        Introduction to NPSI & History
        Injury Statistics
                                                         Phone:___________________________
        Hazard Identification
        Safety Surfacing & Use Zones                    Email____________________________________


                                                         FEES:
Tues, October 18, 2011 8:15 am – 5:00 pm                 ___National Playground Safety Institute
                                                             Registration (includes: resource materials, breaks, &
        Playground Safety Management                        lunch daily.
                                                         NJRPA/NRPA Members $380 + $25 Host Expense = $405
        Playground Equipment Accessibility              Non Members               $415 + $25 Host Expense = $440
        Maintenance Procedures & Standards
        On-Site Playground Inspection &                 ___Exam Fee (Optional–required is you wish to be recognized
                                                             as a Certified PlaygroundSafety Inspector)        $100
        Audit Exercise
        (Transportation Provided)
                                                             Total Fee                                       $____
        Final Question & Answer Session
        Exam Preparation                                PAYMENT METHOD:
                                                         Please make checks/money orders payable to NJRPA

         Wednesday, October 19, 2011                     ____ Check/Money Order#____________________
 Exam Check In                8:15 am.
                                                         ____Purchase Order #________________________
 Exam Start             As seating is Completed
                                                         ____MasterCard or VISA (Circle One)
            Class size is limited to 70
                                                         Card#_____________________________________
Participants will receive a resource binder with:
    Resource Binder including: ASTM F1487 Standard
                                                         Signature__________________________________
     Consumer Safety Performance Specification of
     Playground for Public Use & U.S. Consumer Product   Exp. Date_____________
     Safety Commission Handbook for Public Playground
     Safety                                                      FAX (Credit Card Registrations ONLY)
    Playground Safety Is No Accident- Reference DVD                        732-568-1274
    1.2 Continuing Education Units (NRPA)
                                                               Mail this form along with payment to:
Participants registering after September 15, 2011          New Jersey Recreation and Park Association
must pay an additional $25.00 fee for the overnight       13 April Lane, Somerset, New Jersey 08873
shipping of resource materials. NOTE: Photo ID is
REQUIRED for exam admission. No refunds will be
made once text resource materials have been shipped.
                                                         LODGING           Westin Governor Morris Hotel
                                                                           2 Whippany Rd, Morristown, NJ
                                                         Room Rate:          $ 169.00 per night Single/Double
TRANSFER POLICY                                          Call 888-627-8419 and ask for NJ Parks & Recreation
Registrants may transfer to a later CPSI Course and
                                                         Room Block to receive block rate. Limited number of
Exam hosted in New Jersey. A $125.00 transfer
                                                         rooms available – reserve prior to Sept. 16, 2011.
fee shall apply.
                                                             (Closest hotel to course site – walking distance)

				
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