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Playground Safety Checklist 2017
___Make sure surfaces around playground equipment have at least 12 inches of wood chips, mulch, sand, or pea gravel, or are mats made of safety-tested rubber or rubber-like materials.play equipment.
___For swings, be sure surfacing extends, in back and front, twice the height of the suspending bar.
___Make sure play structures more than 30 inches high are spaced at least 9 feet apart.
___Check for dangerous hardware, like open “S” hooks or protruding bolt ends.
___Make sure spaces that could trap children, such as openings in guardrails or between ladder rungs, measure less than 3.5 inches or more than 9 inches.
___Check for sharp points or edges in equipment.
___Look out for tripping hazards, like exposed concrete footings, tree stumps, and rocks.
___Make sure elevated surfaces, like platforms and ramps, have guardrails to prevent falls.
___Check playgrounds regularly to see that equipment and surfacing are in good condition.
___Carefully supervise children on playgrounds to make sure they’re safe.
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