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Tips for public playground safety.

Tips for public playground safety.

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Published by U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Playgrounds -- United States -- Safety measures

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesPublication -- #324., Fact sheet, Pub. (U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission) -- no. 324., Fact sheet (U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission)
    ContributionsU.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[3] p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17788817M
    OCLC/WorldCa32918412

      The Chill Effect – Winter tips for playground surfaces By Kaisja Clark, Playground Magazine Anything a city, town, municipality, school, day care or any other entity that owns a playground used by the public can do to prevent injuries to a child is a good ://   Playground safety for kids and laying playground rules is imperative. Check out our safety tips to ensure your kids are safe during playtime. 70% of injuries to children occur on public playgrounds. We hope you would share these crucial playground safety tips, rules, and facts with your children. Do let us know if it was beneficial to ://

      Safety suggestions for your backyard playground include: Ensure equipment is suitable for the age and abilities of your children. Set up equipment in a safe area that provides shade, is easily supervised, accessible and away from hazards including swimming pools, roads and :// National Network for Child Care: Tips for Public Playground Safety About the Author Lakshmy Nair has been a professional writer since and has worked for companies such as Lionbridge Technologies, Mumbai, India and Rand Worldwide, Mississauga, ://

    CPSI Course OR Clackamas. 03/03/20 - 03/05/ CPSI Course KS Mission. Previous 1 2 3 :// Safety Tips for Home Playground Equipment – Healthy Children. Posters, Flyers, and Other Printables Public Playground Safety Handbook – CPSC* and none should be inferred. Prevent Child Injury is not responsible for the content of the individual organization web pages found at these ://


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Decem The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission’s (“CPSC” or “Commission”) Public Playground Safety Handbook was first published in under the name A Handbook for Public Playground Safety. The recommendations in the Handbook are focused on playground-related injuries and mechanical mechanisms of injury; falls from playground equipment Additional Physical Format: Online version: Tips for public playground safety.

Washington, DC: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, [?] (OCoLC)   Tips For Public Playground Safety Publication # ach year, aboutchildren are treated in U.S. hospital emergency rooms for playground equipment-related injuries -an estimatedof these injuries involve public playground equipment and an estima involve home playground ://   Consumer Safety Performance Specification for Public Use Play Equipment for Children 6 Months Through 23 Months, for more guidance on areas unique to their facilities.

Public Playground Safety Voluntary Standards and CPSC Handbook History • – First CPSC. Handbook for Public Playground Safety. was published, a two-volume set   If there are any hazards in a public or backyard playground, report them immediately and do not allow children to use the equipment until it is safe.

Report any playground safety Tips for public playground safety. book to the organization responsible for the site (e.g., school, park authority or city council). Download Tips   Checking the Safety of Public Playgrounds.

Public playgrounds can provide more variety and challenge than your backyard version, but you also have less control over safety you spot something dangerous, you can do two things: Make that area off-limits for your child, and contact the owners or operators of the playground to have the problem :// SAFE and Fun Playgrounds: A Handbook will help you create pleasing and challenging playgrounds for children ages 6 months to 12 years that are safe, but not boring.

Using the S.A.F.E.™ Playground Injury Prevention framework, this book will guide you through four components experts have identified for safety: Supervision by appropriate individuals CPSC’s public playground guidelines are detailed here and are intended to help parks, schools, installers and others choose the safest equipment.

Many local jurisdictions have incorporated this handbook into their building codes. Public Playground Safety Handbook in Spanish. Playgrounds - Neighborhood Safety Network (NSN) Posters Back to Playground Topics Choose from the list of topics below for an overview of playground-related safety issues, along with ideas, tips and current research on each topic: ADA and Playground Accessibility   Download everything you need to know to keep your kids safe at the playground.

Playground Safety Tips To embed this Safety Tip in your site use the following code: The National Program for Playground Safety reports that only 3% of public playgrounds assessed had full sun protection from 10 a.m.

to 2 p.m., peak exposure hours, while 30% had partial shade. The remaining 67% of public playgrounds were exposed to full sun during the peak ://   Each year in the United States, emergency departments (EDs) treat more thanchildren ages 14 and younger for playground-related injuries.

1 More t of these children are treated for a traumatic brain injury (TBI), including concussion. 2 Overall, more research is needed to better understand what specific activities are putting kids at risk of injury and what changes in Ensure that schools and childcare centers have age-appropriate, well-maintained playground equipment and that trained supervisors are present at all times when children are on the playground.

Report any playground safety hazards to the organization responsible and Playground Safety for ?sec. Playground Safety Rules The playground should be a fun place for kids, but unfortunately injuries occur on playgrounds across the country every day. Parents, caregivers and children need to do everything possible to ensure that playtime is fun time and no one gets hurt.

Following playground safety rules is one of the best ways to   Commission’s (CPSC) Handbook for Public Playground Safety. CPSC created its playground safety guidelines as a detailed working blueprint to help local communities, schools, day care centers, corporations, and other groups build safe playgrounds.

This Handbook includes technical safety guidelines for designing, constructing, operating, and Tips for Indoor Playground Safety Building a safe commercial indoor playground is a priority for anyone creating an indoor play space.

Of course, you want the area to be fun and inspire creativity for kids, but whether you are creating a playground in a daycare center, school, place of worship, restaurant or any indoor area, you’ll want to Wood chips are among the best shock absorbing materials for a playground.

They shed rain quickly and provide better shock absorption than sand or gravel. A 9-inch layer of wood chips, for instance, protects children from serious head injury to a fall height of 10 feet, according to the Public Playground Safety Handbook published by the U.S   Many of the same safety rules for public playgrounds apply to your home playground, too.

You'll need a six-foot buffer zone between the equipment and any obstructions such as garages, fences, trees, utility poles, or wires. Soft surfaces—typically wood chips or sand—should extend several feet out from the ://   Get involved in playground safety.

Communities can make sure their local public playgrounds meet CSA standards. You can: Have a certified expert inspect the playground to look for dangers and prioritize any changes that should be made. Make sure the changes are made so that the playground is safe.

Keep the playground equipment, surface and   In recent years, it is estimated that there were more thaninjuries annually on public playgrounds across the country that required emergency room treatment.

By following the recommended guidelines in this handbook, you and your community can create a safer playground environment for all children and contribute to the reduction of playground-related deaths and ://.

Safety Tips for Home Playground Equipment. Playgrounds (Consumer Product Safety Commission) Playground Safety (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) About Dr. Gilchrist. Julie Gilchrist, MD, FAAP, is a pediatrician and researcher who serves on the American Academy of Pediatrics Council on Injury, Violence, and Poison :// /at-play/Pages/  Read more about Public Playground Safety Handbook | U.S.

Consumer Product Safety Commission ; Playground Safety: Having Fun and Staying Safe. Play is an important part of childhood.

Despite the improvements in playground equipment and surfacing and messages about the importance of supervision on playgrounds,children are seen in U.S How Playworld Can Help. Choosing safe playground equipment and putting playground safety standards first is easy when you work with Playworld.

Our team understands the latest playground safety standards and can help you design a safe play area for all ://