Scott Burton

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Safety Play Inc. offers safety services and products for playgrounds, sports fields, and recreation areas. We offer safety inspections and audits, safety classes and programs, inspection tool kits and signs / labels, planning and designing, and expert witness services.

Scott Burton founded Safety Play, Inc. in 1988 and was a playground and recreation equipment manufacturer for eleven years. Safety Play, Inc. does not sell playground equipment, surfacing, or parts, nor do they perform maintenance or repair equipment.

Knowledgeable of ASTM International (ASTM) standards, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) guidelines, and American Disabilities Act (ADA) accessibility standards and trained as a Certified Playground Safety Inspector (CPSI), Safety Play, Inc. can assess playground designs, the play site, site signage / labels, and play surfacing for compliance and potential safety risk reduction features. We  also evaluate playground projects for their play value and teach playground safety classes.

Based in St. Petersburg, Florida, the company has since expanded to include an address on the west coast in Los Angeles, California. Between their two locations they consult and market to schools, child care centers, parks departments, corporations, campgrounds, manufacturers, home owners associations, etc., in all American states and many countries of the world.

Safety Play, Inc.
c/o Scott Burton

Playground Safety Labels
Do you have all the correct warning and information on your playground(s)? Safety Play, Inc. offers Playground Safety Labels that are called for in the playground safety ASTM F1487-11 Standard and/or CPSC No. 325 Guidelines. These self-sticking...
Every time I turn around, this subject rears its pretty/ugly head. That’s right, signs and labels can be “pretty” and “ugly.” Let me explain. The recommendations (law in many states) have changed drastically. If you...
playground equipment maintenance
Measurements should be taken from inside to inside of poles. Regularly scheduled audits and inspections are a critical part of playground equipment maintenance.Welcome to the world of playground safety where there are so many issues and varieties...