Each year, over 200,000 preschool and elementary age children receive emergency care for injuries sustained on playgrounds. IEA consultants base their assessments on the most up-to-date standards develped by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM). Playgrounds and their equipment can be made entertaining and safe for children by implementing maintenance and safety programs with the help of the experienced consultants at the Institute for Environmental Assessment, Inc. (IEA).
IEA is a national environmental consulting firm founded in 1984. We serve schools, hospitals, commercial entities and government agencies from six offices in the upper Midwest. We are committed to helping you ensure the safety of the children who use your facilities.
IEA playground safety consulting
Our services include:
- Conduct a playground safety audit to address hazards on the playground based on CPSC and ASTM standards - conducted by a certified playground safety inspector
- Inspections at monthly or weekly intervals by our certified playground safety inspectors will include documentation of required repairs as well as lead testing