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Noland certified in playground inspection

Noland certified in playground inspection

A Waynesville Parks and Recreation employee was recently certified as a playground safety inspector. 

Michael Noland, outdoor maintenance supervisor for the department, earned the certification from the National Recreation Park Association. The program provides comprehensive and up-to-date training on playground safety issues including hazard identification, equipment specifications, surfacing requirements and risk management methods. Noland can bring his skills to bear on Waynesville’s six playgrounds. 

Noland, a lifetime Waynesville resident, has been employed by the Town of Waynesville for six years.

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