In our effort to provide quality and safe play products for children, our products meet or exceed industry standards set forth by the below organizations. Additionally, our manufacturer follows their own strict in-house standards and guidelines.
International Play Equipment Manufacturers Association™
In the interest of playground safety, the International Play Equipment Manufacturers Association (IPEMA™) provides a third-party certification service whereby a designated independent laboratory, TÜV SÜD America Inc., (TÜV) validates an equipment manufacturer’s certiﬁcation of conformance to the standards below.
- ASTM F1487-11, excluding sections 7.1.1, 10 and 12.6.1: Standard Consumer Safety Performance Speciﬁcation for Playground Equipment for Public Use
- CAN/CSA-Z614-14, excluding clauses 9.8, 10, and 11: Children’s Playspaces and Equipment
A list of current validated products may be viewed on their website at www.ipema.org. SRP, our manufacturer, is a member of this organization.
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) presents safety guidelines through the publication of their Public Playground Safety Handbook. This handbook promotes greater safety awareness among those who purchase, install, and maintain public playground equipment. The handbook can be viewed on the CPSC’s website, cpsc.gov.
American Society for Testing and Materials
The American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) is an independent and world renowned developer of technical standards utilized in testing a multitude of products. ASTM developed F1487 Standard Consumer Safety Performance Speciﬁcations for Playground Equipment for Public Use. The current standard is F1487-11, published in 2011.
ACCESS BOARD (ADAAG)
The U.S. Access Board is a federal agency that promotes equality for people with disabilities. They've developed guidelines and standards for built environments, such as playground. Guidance available on Play Area Guidelines.