Is your child’s playground safe?
As the weather warms, children and families will flock to parks or playgrounds for fresh air, fun, and activity.
While all the climbing, swinging, hanging, and balancing build dexterity and aids in bone and muscle development, playgrounds can be dangerous places for your little athlete. Failure to follow safety rules or playing on unsafe equipment can mean broken bones, strains, sprains, concussions, or life-threatening injuries.
The National Program for Playground Safety estimates 150,000 to 200,000 children are injured each year on playground equipment. Falls, the cause of most reported injuries, often lead to broken bones or severe sprains. These types of injuries often need […]