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Surfaces

There are various options for surfacing a playground, recreation area, field, or track. You can choose from loose-fill material, rubber tiles, poured-in-place rubber, artificial turf, or any combination. Falls to the ground are a major cause of injury on the playground and in sports. Find out how to prevent these life-threatening injuries and comply with regulations.

Sep 1, 2002 - 04:00
Hey Mister! Tell Miss ... not to put the swings back. They just get in the way." This was the...
Mar 1, 2002 - 09:00
One of the major considerations made during the planning of a new playground is what type of...
Jan 1, 2002 - 05:00
Since the inception of ASTM standards and CPSC guidelines relating to safety surfacing around play...
Nov 1, 2001 - 08:00
So, you have decided that you need to bring your play equipment into compliance. But, what does...
Nov 1, 2001 - 05:00
Safety surfacing is a necessity for all playgrounds both indoors and out. With specific locations...
Sep 1, 2001 - 05:00
Over the last several years a variety of products have become available for playground safety...
Jul 1, 2001 - 05:00
Rubber is a product that has withstood the test of time as a surfacing material and has proven...
May 1, 2001 - 05:00
Read this historical article about the original playground surfacing testing device, the Triax 2000...
Mar 1, 2001 - 17:01
Sand Slam..From the Play and Playground Magazine Archives, available exclusively at...

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