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1

What does PMMS stand for?

Park Maintenance Management System

2

What are the components of a PMMS?

Scheduling, Decision Making and Equipment

3

What are some of the steps in developing a PMMS system?

Involve the staff in the planning process
Develop goals and objectives
Develop Inventory
Identify Maintenance Tasks
Define Tasks
Schedule Tasks
Determine Time per Task
Identify Standards
Schedule Tasks by Season
Etc.

4

Pesticide Applicator Certification is given upon completion of?

CORE examination

5

What is fertilizer?

Any material that sustains plant growth through nutrients lacking in the soil.

6

Fertilizer Ratio 18-6-5 refers to

the amount of nitrogen, phosphorous and potassium

7

The numbers 10-6-4 on a fertilizer bag stand for the level of nutrients in fertilizer. Complete fertilizers include?

Nitrogen, Phosphorous and Potassium of potash

8

What are the basic requirements for fields?

Adequate Drainage, Uniform Irrigation, Healthy Root Zone

9

The basic requirements of a good athletic field?

Orientation, Good Soils and Drainage and Safety

10

What type of seeding has the highest germination success rate?

Cultivated Seeding

11

What is the ideal compass orientation of a baseball field?

20 degrees N-NE

12

What license is required before a worker can spray or treat a public area with an herbicide?

A Pesticide License

13

What is the proper slope of an athletic field?

1-2%

14

What is Aeration?

a natural process of air exchange between soil and the surrounding atmosphere.

15

How is lawn aeration accomplished?

Plugs are removed from the lawn

16

How often should lawns be aerated?

Annually in the Spring or Fall. It should be done at the time of fertilization to enhance growth

17

Should lawns be watered directly after aeration?

Yes, especially during drought conditions

18

What is the CPSC?

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

19

Whose standards should be met when purchasing playground equipment?

The USCPSC in cooperation with the COMSIS Corporation

20

What are some of the general hazards to consider when purchasing and installing playground equipment?

Sharp points,corners and edges
Protrusions and projections
Pinch, crush and shearing points
Head entrapment
Angles
Tripping Hazards
Suspected hazards

21

Some examples of acceptable playground surfaces are?

Rubber Mulch
Impax poured in place
Wood Mulch
Double Shredded Bark Mulch
Uniform Wood Chips

22

The SCORP Plan stands for?

State Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan

23

Where are the rules for Pool operation found?

In the New Jersey Sanitary Code
Chapter IX
Public Recreational Bathing
N.C.A.C. 8:26-1 et. seq.
May 1991

24

Who Requires certification for Certified Pool Operators for administration and maintenance of swimming activities?

The NJ State Department of Health

25

Name four certifications required for pool operation.

First Aid
CPR
Lifesaving / Lifeguarding
Certified Pool Operators

26

What year is the deadline for nonprofits to comply with the Playground Safety Subcode (NJAC 5:23-11

10/18/2014