Play Together. Play Smart. Play S.A.F.E.™

National Program for Playground Safety Inspectors have earned certification by successfully completing a playground inspector course. Inspectors specialize in inspecting for good zoning to allow for safe user behavior, durability of equipment, proper surfacing materials, ADA compliance, developmentally appropriateness, and safe environmental conditions.

NPPS Certified Inspectors are aware of guidelines, standards, and best practices. They are equipped to inspect children’s outdoor environments, playgrounds, and the safety of environmental elements located in children’s outdoor spaces.

Contact one of the NPPS certified inspectors today to inspect the safety and to provide a quality assessment of the outdoor environment at your agency’s playgrounds.

Note: This is not a full list of individuals who have received certification.  Only names and contact information from individuals who have given permission to NPPS are listed. If you can not find an Inspector listed near you, please call the NPPS office for more information. Early Childhood Inspectors can inspect playgrounds for children ages 0-5. School-Age Inspectors can inspect playgrounds for children ages 5-12. 


Esmeralis Diaz
Mobile, Alabama
(251)545-1435 Early Childhood Inspector
Kimyatta Harris
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
(205)-239-9923 Early Childhood Inspector
Kim Weeks
Beaverton, Alabama
(205) 712-5253 Early Childhood Inspector
Beverly Welch
Talladega, Alabama
256-761-5422 Early Childhood Inspector
Christa Wesley
Talladega, Alabama
256-375-6769 Early Childhood Inspector


Salvador Morales
Phoenix, Arizona
602-307-5818x128 Early Childhood Inspector
Leslie Powers
Phoenix, Arizona
(623)262-1583 Early Childhood Inspector


Gregory Quick
Rogers, Arkansas
(417) 665-9450 Early Childhood Inspector


Iris Avelar
Modesto, California
(209) 918-0887 Early Childhood Inspector
Pablo Razo
Ukiah, California
707-391-0184 Early Childhood Inspector

The individuals listed are those that have completed the National Program for Playground Safety’s Outdoor Play Inspector training. This listing is not an endorsement of any particular individual.