We have been providing safety consulting service's to the industry since 1988. The services have been provided to school districts, municipal parks, apartment complex developers, insurance companies, State Health Departments, and day cares. Thompson & Associates' President has participated in the development of play-site industry standards. He was a working group co-chair on ASTMF1487 standard. He participated in CPSC guideline revisions and was a reviewer for the federal day care standards.
As the chief consultant to Washington State Health Department we developed the criteria and assessing system for school and day care play-sites. Under federal CDC funding he researched the nature of school injuries. Our private five year research on the effect of supervision on injury reduction is published nationally.
The compay's President has been requested as a presenter at national seminars. He was selected to present at the International Conference on Injury Control in Melbourne, Australia. He has presented at regional conferences for PTA, school boards, Head Start Directors and state day care licensers.
We have provided design consulting, construction services and site evaluations for over 300 play-sites. Public and private agencies have looked to us for assistance with safety compliance issues. Park departments, multi unit housing developers, day care providers and schools have requested our expert evaluation and applied the recommendations to their new site development or the modification of their current play facilities. We have been requested by insurance companies to provide their clients an objective assessment of equipment purchases and assist in the development of school play-sites.
American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Member
National Recreation and Park Assoc. Certified Playground Safety Inspector (CPSI)
Landscape Structures Inc. Certified Installer
Past member of National Playground Contractors Assoc.(NPCA)
American Society of Professional Investigators (ASPI)