The dirty dozen: Are they hiding in your child's playground?


National Recreation and Park Association
2775 South Quincy Street, Suite 300
Arlington, Virginia 22206
(703) 820-4940

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)

For a copy of the Consumer Product Safety Commission's Handbook for Public Playground Safety contact: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Washington, D.C. 20207
(800) 638-2772

American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)

The American Society for Testing & Materials (ASTM) developed a standard for the manufacturing of public playground equipment entitled "Standard Consumer Safety Performance Specification for Playground Equipment for Public Use." For a copy of this standard contact the ASTM and ask for the F 1487-93 Standard.

100 Barr Harbor Drive
West Conshohocken, PA 19428-2959
(610) 832-9500

Reprinted with permission of The National Recreation and Park Association

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