CPSI Preparation Course

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The CPSI Preparation Course includes 8 online modules which will help prepare an individual to take the Certified Playground Safety Inspector Examination. The course provides rich, in-depth analysis of ASTM standards related to playground safety focused on the process of safety inspection from design, through audit and inspection, to maintenance and risk management practices. The course also provides learners with scenarios to apply their understanding of this material. 

Once registered, you will have access to the course for 180 days. The course is worth 1.2 CEU upon completion of all course components. 

Playground Related Standards and Guidelines

  • Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) Public Playground Safety Handbook (free PDF from cpsc.gov)
  • ASTM F1487 Standard Consumer Safety Performance Specification for Playground Equipment for Public Use(for purchase from ASTM Intl)
  • ASTM F2223 Standard Guide for ASTM Standards on Playground Surfacing (for purchase from ASTM Intl)
  • ASTM F2373 Playground Equipment for Children Under the Age of Two (for purchase from ASTM Intl)
  • ASTM F1292 Standard Specification for Impact Attenuation of Surfacing Materials within the Use Zone of Playground Equipment (for purchase from ASTM Intl)
  • ASTM F2479 Standard Guide for Specification, Purchase, Installation and Maintenance of Poured-In-Place Playground Surfacing (for purchase from ASTM Intl)
  • ASTM F2075 Standard Specification for Engineered Wood Fiber for Use as a Playground Safety Surface Under and Around Playground Equipment (for purchase from ASTM Intl)
  • ASTM F1951 Standard Specification for Determination of Accessibility of Surface Systems Under and Around Playground Equipment(for purchase from ASTM Intl)
  • ASTM F1918 Standard Safety Performance Specification for Soft Contained Play Equipment (for purchase from ASTM Intl)
  • ASTM F1148 Standard Consumer Safety Performance Specification for Home Playground Equipment (for purchase from ASTM Intl)
  • Department of Justice ADA Guidelines and Standards 

CPSI Resources

Playground Related Resources

Components visible upon registration.