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. 

Nov 1, 2001 - 09:00
There is much more to a school playground than the focal play structure. There are basketball hoops...
Nov 1, 2001 - 02:00
If you are reading Today's Playground, you probably have a vested interest in helping or educating...
Sep 1, 2001 - 08:00
Playground planners working within the United States have a variety of in-depth resources,...
Sep 1, 2001 - 03:00
In 1988, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) conducted an in-depth study of...
Jul 1, 2001 - 09:00
The US began focusing on playground safety in the 1970's. Other countries were beginning to address...
May 1, 2001 - 08:00
Erica Wheeler is too young for what-if's. At age seven, she has already moved past the playground...
May 1, 2001 - 03:00
From the Play and Playground Magazine Archives, May 2001, available exclusively at...
Mar 1, 2001 - 04:02
It’s true that today’s playgrounds aren’t built like they used to be. Gone are most of the blacktop...

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