Sport, Recreation and Play are constantly challenging the prescriptive aspect of standards with changes in technology and designs that increase performance and challenge, but are not entirely compliant with the relevant standard. This more important in playgrounds and recreation activities that are not rules based where reasonable foreseeable use is often a contributor to injury and complication with regulations or brings on litigation.
CPA facilitates the risk assessments for designers, manufacturers, owners and operators through the discussion of injury thresholds, probability of injury and investigation of mitigation strategies where potential for higher injury severity exists. The consulting by CPA stimulates the designer, etc. to view products and services in a manner they may not have anticipated and develop documentation of the process, the changes and the final results.