Parks and Recreation: Liability Hazards and Controls

Duration: 1-4 hours

Overview:

Liability hazards exist in every park & recreation facility. Efforts must be focused on identifying the hazards of all aspects of parks and recreation facilities. This class focuses on swimming pools, community centers, playgrounds, dog parks, tennis courts and other municipal recreational facilities. You will learn how to conduct applicable inspections of the items mentioned.

Learning Objectives:

• Discuss the most severe liabilities associated with parks and recreation facilities;
• Identify the most common loss potential issues;
• Explain proper ways to inspect;
• Ensure appropriate items are listed on the inspection reports; and
• Review Consumer Product Safety Commission Playground Handbook.

Participant Profile:

Parks and Recreation Employees, Risk Managers, Public Works, Human Resources Personnel and Volunteers.