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Staying Safe While Having Fun: Playground Safety Tips

Whether at a park, a child care center, or a school, playgrounds with outdoor play equipment offer kids a fun space to get exercise and enjoy some fresh air. But did you know that, according to the National Program for Playground Safety, more than 200,000 children are treated for playground-related injuries every year? Fortunately, most of these injuries are preventable. Here are some safety tips to keep in mind to ensure that time spent at the playground isn’t derailed by injury.