Playground Safety

Playground safety drives each and every playground professional to consider the end-user of their product, the child. These professionals must do everything in their power to minimize the risk of child injury while maximizing the play value of the equipment they manufacture, install and maintain. 

Jul 8, 2013 - 00:01
In my last column I ended with this paragraph… Children fall in a course of their day whether it is...
Jun 10, 2013 - 00:01
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In my last column I said I was going to write about how to bring more challenge and risk into the...
Jun 4, 2013 - 16:23
The lack of risk and challenge in our children’s play environment has become a hot topic as more...
Feb 14, 2013 - 10:39
I recently read an article on unsafe playgrounds in the city of Chicago by Serena Gordon a...
Dec 1, 2011 - 01:00
There have been a handful of stories floating around as of late making the claim that today’s...
Dec 1, 2006 - 11:00
We’ve all heard the statistics regarding injuries on playgrounds. We know children get and are...
Dec 1, 2006 - 06:00
Few things are more frustrating to today’s playground professional than vandalism to the public...
Dec 1, 2006 - 01:00
Can it really be that the phrase “Tag, you’re it!” is a thing of the past? I was sure I heard that...
Oct 1, 2006 - 00:00
I want to open up one of the great debates in the playground industry…safety. I’m doing this...

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