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Follow these safety tips to prevent injuries to your child on play equipment often found in fast food restaurant play areas and elsewhere.
Kids can fall from climbing equipment and get hurt. Never put climbing equipment inside or outside on hard surfaces such as wooden floors, cement or asphalt.
Cargo nets are popular on children’s playgrounds. But kids can get trapped in them if the net openings are too big.
Keep your child from getting burned on hot playground equipment.
Is your public playground a safe place to play? Use this simple list to check.
Do you have CCA-treated wood in your playground, deck or picnic table? It can be harmful to your health. Find out what you need to know to protect your health.
Make your backyard playground a fun and safe place for children to play. Follow these simple safety steps for your backyard playground.
Falls are the biggest source of injuries to children on playgrounds. Learn how to find the right place in your yard for playground equipment, and how best to assemble and maintain the equipment.
CPSC’s public playground guidelines are detailed here and are intended to help parks, schools, installers and others choose the safest equipment. Many local jurisdictions have incorporated this handbook into their building codes.
Each year, more than 200,000 children go to hospital emergency rooms with playground-related injuries. Most of the injuries occur when a child falls from the equipment onto the ground.
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