Feature Article - August 2008
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Safety First

Proactive Approaches Prevent Problems

By Dana Carman


More information concerning safety and recreation
can be found at the following:

The National Recreation and Park Association: www.nrpa.org;
includes information on the National Playground Safety Institute and Aquatic Facility Operator Program

Jeff Ellis and Associates Comprehensive Aquatic Risk Management Program:

The Consumer Product Safety Commission: www.cpsc.gov; find information on recreation products recalls and other safety-related bulletins

The International Health Racquet and Sportsclub Association: www.ihrsa.org; safety tips and information for fitness centers

Climbing Wall Association: www.climbingwallindustry.org; find best practices and certification information