Child Development Center

Credit: 5 PDH

Course Fee: $15.00

52 Pages


Course Summary

This course describes a method for design, construction, development, customized inspection and maintenance program for Child Care Development (CDC) outdoor play area for children. Detailed instructions are included for customizing the program for different age groups of toddler, preschool and school age children.

Learning Objectives

The engineer who takes this course becomes familiar with how to design and inspect for safety a Child Care Development out door play area for different age children. He will learn guidelines for child safety as follow:

  • Head and neck entrapment
  • Maximum recommended equipment heights by age group
  • Multiple exits on play equipments
  • Pinch, crush, and shear points
  • Protective barriers
  • Protrusions

Course Author

US Army Corps of Engineers



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