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Playground Safety


Each year, about 200,000 children get hurt on playground equipment with injuries serious enough to need treatment in the emergency department. About 15 children die each year from playground injuries. While many of these injuries happen on home equipment, most occur at school and public playgrounds.
Read on to find out how you can tell if the playground equipment at your home or child's school or in your neighborhood is as safe as possible.
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