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Playground Safety Resources

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On this page you will find playground safety resources which you can use to help keep children on your playground safe.  This list of playground safety resources is meant to provide you with resources and guidelines for improving your playground.

Related information:

School Playgrounds Can be Safe

Playground Liability: Accident or Injury

When is it too cold for recess?

When is it too hot for recess?

 

CPSC Alert Hard Surfaces -Never put play structures or swings on hard surfaces like grass, blacktop or gravel.

CPSC Safety Alert Hard Surfaces
CPSC Safety Alert Hard Surfaces
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CPSC Fact Sheet Burn Risk on Playgrounds – Hot summer months and hot metal slides pose a health and burn risk to children.

Burn Safety Awareness Fact Sheet
Burn Safety Awareness Fact Sheet
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How safe is your playgrounds?  Use the Playground Safety Checklist to find out.

 

Public Playground Safety Handbook from CPSC.

CPSC’s public playground guidelines are detailed here and are intended to help parks, schools, installers and others choose the safest equipment.

Public Playground Safety Handbook
Public Playground Safety Handbook
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