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

 

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