putrajaya, malaysia - Perbadanan Putrajaya
The Certified Playground Safety Inspector Program
is conducted world wide by:
As part of that shared responsibility for public awareness on the issue
of playground safety, Perbadanan Putrajaya is proud to organize the
first CPSI certification programme in Malaysia. You and your organization are invited to participate in the programme.
DATE & VENUE
Presint 18 Neighbourhood Playground, Putrajaya
In accordance to MS 966:2001, all
playground requires regular
safety inspection every 6 months
to ensure children are safe on the
playground. It is the responsibility of municipalities, schools,
child care facilities, health departments, playground manufacturers
and installers; park and recreation agencies; public facility
maintenance managers and technicians and others responsible for the day to day operations and safety
2 - 4 May 2012 (Training Course)
5 May 2012 ( Certification Examination)
Dewan Persidangan Seri Melati,
Perbadanan Putrajaya Complex
24 Persiaran Perdana, Presint 3
62675 PUTRAJAYA, MALAYSIA.
24, Persiaran Perdana
HOW TO REGISTER?
Fill in attached registration form. You may download form from
Perbadanan Putrajaya website www.ppj.gov.my and email to the Course
Secretariat, Puan Norhaliza Hanifah at [email protected] and Puan
Suhana Abdullah at [email protected] or fax to 603.8887.5033 before
16 April 2012. Please contact Puan Noriah Mat at [email protected] for
further enquiry on the course.
MS ISO/IEC 17021 : 2006
QS 02121999 CB01
Certified to ISO 9001:2008
Cert. No.: MY-AR 5117
A range of accommodation is available for participants requiring hotels and
places to stay at and around Putrajaya at participant’s own cost. For information
on accommodation within Putrajaya, please contact Course Secretariat.
Department of Standards Malaysia
Training Program & Examination Fee is RM 5,500 per person. Please
make cheque, bankdraft and Local Order in favour of Perbadanan Putrajaya.
Cash and credit card payment is accepted at the Perbadanan Putrajaya Customer
2-5 May 2012
CERTIFIED PLAYGROUND SAFETY INSPECTOR
The Certified Playground Safety Inspector (CPSI) Programme is a professional
certification programme for professionals and
practitioners, accredited with the National Park
and Recreation Association, USA and the International Safety Institute based in USA.
Perbadanan Putrajaya, in collaboration with the International Playground
Institute LLC (IPSI, LLC) will be conducting a playground Maintenance Training Programme and certification examination on
2-5 May 2012 at Perbadanan Putrajaya Complex, Presint 3, Putrajaya, Malaysia. The 3-day rigorous programme focuses on the standards and practices of
installation and maintenance of playground and recreation facilities. The
examination will be held on the final day of programme.
Topics for the course include:
Playground Safety Standards Overview
Playground Injuries and How They Occur
ASTM Standards and CPSI Guidelines
Hazard Identification and Analysis
Proper Use of Test Method Probes and Gauges
Play Equipment Performance Requirements
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Landscape Managers | Landscape Architects | Landscape Supervisors |
Landscape Designers| Contract Managers | Facilities Managers and Engineers
| Local Authority Managers, Supervisors, Technicians and others responsible
for operations and safety of playgrounds
WHY CPSI PROGRAM IMPORTANT?
According to the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC),
it is estimated that each year over 205,850 injuries requiring emergency
room medical treatment occur on playgrounds and approximately fifteen
children will die from playground related injuries. Lack of or improper play
area inspection and maintenance is alleged to be a major contributing cause
of nearly 40% of these injuries.
The CPSI Programme was developed by the Park District Risk Management
Agency (PDRMA) from 2004 to 2008, this programme is the most comprehensive training programme on playground maintenance and inspection and
includes other new industry risk management methods developed specifically for this programme.
FACILITATORS AND ASSESSORS
Mr. Ken Kutska is an independent consultant in the area of safety
specializing in play spaces for children. Ken received his B.S. in
Public Park and Recreation Administration from Western Illinois
University. He is a Certified Park and Recreation Professional and
a Certified Playground Safety Inspector with more than 35 years
of full-time experience in all aspects of public park operations
management. He chaired his agency’s Safety Committee from 1984
until retiring in 2006.
Ken is an active member of the Illinois Park and Recreation
Association and the National Recreation and Park Association. He
has served on the; IPRA Board of Directors, chaired the IPRA Park
and Natural Resource Management Section, chaired the NRPA
Great Lakes Regional Council, the NRPA National Forum, served
on the NRPA Board of Trustees, and was President of the NRPA in
1995. Ken is cofounder of the NRPA National Playground Safety
Institute. The NPSI’s Certified Playground Safety Inspector Course
and Exam Program has certified more than 30,000 with a current
national registry of 8,000. Ken has been a CPSI Course Certified
Instructor since 1994.
The course is a must for municipalities, schools, child care facilities, health
departments, playground manufacturers and installers; park and recreation
agencies; public facility maintenance managers and technicians and others
responsible for the day to day operations and safety of playgrounds.
Specific Equipment Requirements
Playground Surfacing Impact Attenuation Requirements
Playground Spacing Requirement for Use Zones
Risk Management (Five Steps of a Safety Programme)
Risk Reduction - Group Excercise
Examination Preparation and Practice Examination
Course training methodologies are through lectures, facilitated discussions,
applied exercises and case studies.
The Certified Playground Safety Inspector Program is
brought to Malaysia by:
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