Standards & Safety
Federal Access Standards
We also offer a wide range of accessible equipment designed to meet the latest guidelines developed by the Federal Access Board. For detailed information on these guidelines, please feel free to contact us at 1-800-333-8519. You can also contact the U.S. Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board at 1-800-872-2253 or visit them online at www.access-board.gov
Playcraft Systems™ is a member of the International Play Equipment Manufacturers Association (IPEMA), a member-driven organization whose mission is to assist in providing safe environments for children’s play.
Consumer Product Safety Commission (USCPSC)
The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (USCPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from more than 15,000 types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. The USCPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard or can injure children. The USCPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products - such as playground equipment - contributed significantly to the decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 years. The USCPSC’s Handbook for Public Playground Safety is a key reference tool for the playground industry, including specifications for the use of playground equipment and recommendations concerning age-related designs and play components.
For more information, contact the USCPSC at:
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Washington, D.C. 20207-0001
Tel. (800) 638-2772 Fax (301) 504-0124, (301) 504-0025 Online: www.cpsc.gov
IPEMA Certified Member
In the interest of playground safety, IPEMA provides a Third Party Certification Service whereby a designated independent laboratory validates a manufacturer’s certification of conformance to ASTM F1487 (excluding sections 10 and 12.6.1) Standard Consumer Safety Performance Specification for Playground Equipment for Public use. The use of the IPEMA certification logo in Playcraft Systems’s catalog signifies that Playcraft Systems™ has received written validation from the independent laboratory that the products associated with the use of the logo conform with the requirements of the indicated standard (excluding Sections 10 and 12.6.1). Please understand that the development of new and existing products and certification of these products is an ongoing process. For a list of our currently IPEMA CERTIFIED products, please visit the IPEMA website at www.ipema.org