PLAYGROUND SAFETY

Why is Playground Safety important?

Since there are more than 200,000 hospital visits a year related to playground related injuries it is important that parents make sure there is no faulty equipment, improper surfaces and no careless behavior that will be sure to ruin the fun.

How can you prevent Playground related injuries?

Adult supervision, entertaining your child and teaching your children that playground safety is important.

What to remember:

Provide your children a safe and secure environment away from danger. Children also need a place where they feel safe and comfortable in their daily routines.

Where can you learn more about Playground Safety?

kidshealth.org/parent/nutrition_center/excercise_safety/playground.html?_sm_byp=IVV4rSN0kQ6VMtVJ