It's important to think about risks when you're designing or looking to make improvements to your playground. Playground equipment has improved greatly in safety over the years, but children can still get injured while playing. The benefits of a playground certainly should not be eliminated, but steps need to be taken to reduce the risk of injury. Most safety improvements only require a simple maintenance plan and your commitment to carry them out.
Use the following information to learn more about playground safety.
- 10 Essentials of Playground Safety
- Keep Your Playground S.A.F.E
- Planning Your Playground
- Playground Safety Assessment
The resources below can help you better prepare your playground for safety.