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Playground Safety and Parental Supervision

Playground Safety and Parental Supervision

General, Lifestyle
Going to the playground or play park is a big part of a young child’s life. It is through play at the park that kids pick up more motor skills and make new friends. It is also where their parents regularly meet up and have playgroups. However, a trip to the playground can easily turn tragic if the playground equipment is faulty or there is a lack of parental supervision. National Safety Council data reveals each year over 200,000 children end up in hospital emergency rooms because of playground injuries. These injuries are preventable if playground safety is observed. Here’s what parents can do to prevent playground injuries. Check Playground Equipment Before letting a child play in a playground, check that the playground equipment are safe for use. Playground safety surface - Falls ...