The "CPSI Candidate Handbook" establishes a code of professional conduct for inspectors and lists the course's main objectives:
• Identify hazards on public playground equipment and the playground.
• Rank the hazards according to injury potential.
• Apply the knowledge to remove the hazards and establish a system of inspections.
The organization has "a long-term goal of training and certifying at least one person from every community in the United States to be a CPSI," according to the NRPA website. "These inspectors will share their knowledge on the public-use playground standard of care with other people involved in playground operations within their agencies and thro…