Spotlight Article: Legal Issues Impacting Playground Supervision

Legal Issues and Answers As you may know, for more than 15 years, I have been hired as an expert witness in cases involving student injuries and how those related to supervision.  In this article I will share with you some words of wisdom I have learned serving as an expert. One key in all [...]

By |2019-08-25T01:46:25-07:00August 21st, 2019|Featured Articles, Supervision|Comments Off on Spotlight Article: Legal Issues Impacting Playground Supervision

School Playgrounds Can Be Safe

School Safety Update - October 1998 National School Safety Center Pepperdine University - Malibu, CA "As a  playground supervisor at an elementary school for six years, grade school playgrounds are not for the meek!" says Janis Dingwall, Cedarhurst Elementary School, Seattle. Each year over 200,000 children are injured on school playgrounds. That is 200,000 children sustain [...]

By |2019-08-15T14:09:56-07:00January 8th, 2013|Featured Articles, News and Media, Supervision|Comments Off on School Playgrounds Can Be Safe

Playground Liability: Accident or Injury

By Dr. Melinda Bossenmeyer Dr. Bossenmeyer is an expert witness on playground injury and playground supervision cases.  She is also a retired Elementary School  Principal. On average, 17 children die each year playing on playgrounds. Many deaths and injuries could be prevented if playgrounds - from equipment to surfacing to layout - were designed with safety [...]

By |2017-12-27T14:42:17-07:00December 6th, 2012|Featured Articles, Playground Supervision, Supervision|Comments Off on Playground Liability: Accident or Injury