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Playground safety checklist

Massachusetts. Statewide Comprehensive Injury Prevention Program

Playground safety checklist

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Published by The Program in Boston, Mass.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Safety measures,
  • Playgrounds

  • Edition Notes

    StatementStatewide Comprehensive Injury Prevention Program, Massachusetts Department of Public Health
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[27] p. ;
    Number of Pages27
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25596186M
    OCLC/WorldCa30691076


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Playground safety checklist by Massachusetts. Statewide Comprehensive Injury Prevention Program Download PDF EPUB FB2

Public Playground Safety Checklist. 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. Check that protective surfacing extends at least 6 feet in all directions from play equipment.

For swings, be sure surfacing. Soft Contained Play Equipment Safety Checklist Follow these safety tips to prevent injuries to your child on play equipment often found in fast food restaurant play areas and elsewhere.

Strangulation Hazard with Playground Cargo Nets. Playground Safety Checklist Images It doesn't matter if it’s a playground for toddlers, preschool-aged children, or school-aged children that's in the community or your own backyard, any place where you’re going to let your child play is a place that needs to be inspected regularly for safety.

Teacher and Parent Playground Guides and Checklists. Title: playground safety Author: lbarnhardt Created Date: 1/18/ PM. Please Play Safe. Penguin's Guide To Playground Safety Hardcover – August 1, by Margery Cuyler (Author) › Visit Amazon's Margery Cuyler Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. /5(6). playground safety self inspection checklist: IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT YOU USE THIS CHECKLIST TO COMPLETE PERIODIC SAFETY CHECKS OF THE OUTDOOR PLAY AREA TO REDUCE THE POTENTIAL FOR ACCIDENTS AND INJURIES.

Consumer Product Safety Commission. The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission’s Public Playground Safety Handbook, edition, develop guidelines for public playground equipment in parks, schools, child care facilities, multiple home playgrounds and any other area of public use.

These guidelines are completely voluntary and not required by law. Safety Handbook was first published in under the name A Handbook for Public Playground Safety. The recommendations in the Handbook are focused on playground-related injuries and mechanical mechanisms of injury; falls from playground equipment have remained the File Size: 1MB.

Safe and Fun Playgrounds: A Handbook discusses safety in outdoor play environments and is a recommendation for schools and educators interested in the latest research on equipment, playground design, and play. It's written by the founders of the National Program for Playground Safety, and represents some eighty years of combined professional Author: Heather M.

Olsen, Susan D. Hudson, Donna Thompson. Download everything you need to know to keep your kids safe at the playground. Playground Safety Tips To embed this Safety Tip in your site use the following code. maintenance, lead paint on playground equipment, use zones, and clothing entanglement on equipment.

For a more complete list, check Appendix E. SinceCPSC has issued its Handbook for Public Playground Safety. Communities all across the country build their playgrounds to these safety specifications.

We’ve included here. The National Program for Playground Safety developed an easy-to-use Playground Report Card to evaluate the safety of your community’s playgrounds. Based on national guidelines and data-driven research from NPPS field experts, the Report Card will guide you through assessing your playground on the four tenants of the S.A.F.E ™ Playground Injury Prevention framework — Supervision.

PLAYGROUND SAFETY CHECKLIST. YES NO All surfaces underneath play equipment are covered with the amount of impact-absorbing material required per CPSC recommendations for the highest possible fall.

Material such as sand, wood chips, or pea gravel, or a manufactured energy-absorptiveFile Size: 28KB. The purpose of playground guides for parents is typically to provide safety advice. Like checklists they will review the things that parents should look for when taking their kids to play on playground equipment at the park as well as other areas.

The National Program for Playground Safety reports that only 3% of public playgrounds assessed had full sun protection from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., peak exposure hours, while 30% had partial shade. The remaining 67% of public playgrounds were exposed to full sun during the peak hours.

times when using your playground. Are proper adult-to-child ratios for supervision followed. Do children know how to use the equipment correctly and understand the rules and expectations for playground safety.

Playground Safety Checklist Yes Needs Attention. Public Playground Safety Checklist. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Public Playground Safety Checklist. CPSC Document # Is your public playground a safe place to play. Each year, more thanchildren go to U.S. hospital emergency rooms with injuries associated with playground equipment.

PLAYGROUND MAINTENANCE CHECKLIST Instructions: Check the entire playground routinely on a frequent basis. Train all personnel to be alert to playground hazards, and report them promptly. Avoid the use of hazardous equipment until repaired.

Date Checked Repair Needed Date Repaired Size: 20KB. The National Program for Playground Safety Kid Checker program helps children understand the importance of playground safety, empowering them to check Rate Your Playground The National Program for Playground Safety developed an easy-to-use Playground Report Card to evaluate the safety of your community’s playgrounds.

Follow these safety suggestions to help prevent deaths and injuries associated with moveable soccer goals. Coaches and Parents: Heads up. To avoidbrain injuries, make sure your athletes wear their football helmets properly and use them safely. Watch for signs of concussions.

Inspect football helmets. The National Program for Playground Safety (NPPS) at the University of Northern Iowa works for all children to have access to safe environments for play. We want to help educate communities on safe, quality, and fun play areas for children.

We advocate at the local, state, and national level to support play, access, and enjoyable playground environments. Playground Safety Checklist* 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.

Check that protective surfacing extends at least 6 feet in all directions from play equipment. Playground safety is an important topic year round. Use this safety checklist as the basis for a mini lesson on playground safety. Ask students to complete the safety checklist individually.

Then ask them to share and discuss their responses with the class. Conclude the lesson by asking them to wri. Contact your local or provincial injury prevention centre, your nearest children’s hospital, or Parachute for safety checklists that will help you check for basic playground hazards.

Some communities have non-traditional outdoor play spaces instead of playground equipment. This second edition contains easy-to-use checklist forms for conducting both baseline and ongoing safety inspections of a variety of playground equipment, surfacing evaluations, and general site surveys.

This safety inspection system has been used on hundreds of play areas around the s: Sally McIntyre, Susan M. Goltsman. CPSC provides free Safety Alerts, Safety Guides, posters, brochures, handbooks, and other materials which you can use to help spread consumer product safety information in your community.

Safety Alerts and Neighborhood Safety Network Posters are only available online for you to print, post or share. checklist to note issues that need more attention and create a follow-up plan for improvement. Each list contains space at the bottom for the person completing the checklist to include their name and the date the checklist was completed.

Also, there is room to make notes for specific needs that are discovered while completing the checklist. Public Playground Safety ChecklistUse this simple checklist to help make sure your local community or school playground is a safe place to play Make sure surfaces around playground equipment have at least 12 inches of wood chips, mulch, sand.

The Certified Playground Safety Inspector (CPSI) online prep course offers individuals and employers a convenient option to meet the training demands of their workplace.

The course covers the material necessary to prepare for the CPSI exam. The CPSI exam is not included with with the online prep course. The book shows pictures on situations that are supposed to be right or wrong when it comes to playground safety.

The story starts with a question in the first page, and it prompts children to say if it is right or wrong to do things when they are playing in the playground/5.

The Daily Dozen is a Point Playground Safety Checklist designed for parents and caregivers to help identify safety hazards and ensure children have a safe place to play. This checklist covers topics including proper surfacing, accessibility, proper equipment, trip hazards, proper maintenance and more.

There is an easy rule called the ‘5 S’s of playground safety’: Surface, Structures, Site, Supervision and Safety. Surface – Most injuries happen when children fall off equipment. Playground surfaces should have a soft surface such as wood chips, shredded rubber or sand.

Playground safety means inspecting a playground, and playing safely in the area. Playground safety may help keep your child safe while he plays and will decrease his risk for injury. Be alert to safety issues wherever your child plays.

HOW SHOULD I USE THIS BOOK. The checklists in this book are designed to help you take the first steps toward improved risk management by assessing risk in key areas of your ministry. You can complete the checklists individually or all at once—whichever works best for you.

Guide to Playground Safety Playgrounds can be the quintessential area for fun and play for children. With structures built to kids' statures and interests, and the ability to offer social play, their presence can provide an opportunity for physical exercise, excitement, and friendship-making.

- Resources and tips for teaching playground safety. See more ideas about Playground safety, Playground and Teaching pins. safety practices provide the foundation on which states and communities build quality early care and education settings. Licensing of center-based care and family child care homes is a process that establishes the minimum requirements necessary to protect the health and safety of.

When teaching playground safety, it is important to let the children practice the safety tips they have learned. Take a trip outside to the playground to allow the children to practice the safety rules they have learned.

Watch the children to make sure they are all taking turns and following the set rules for the playground. Nov 1, - Explore standsuresafety's board "Playground safety" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Playground safety, Playground and Playground rules pins. Between andthe Consumer Product Safety Commission investigated 40 deaths associated with playground equipment.

The average age of children who died was six years old. Of these, 27 (68%) died from strangulation and six (15%) died from falls to the playground surface. 1 Most strangulation involved the combination of slides or swings.Why Is Playground Safety Important?

Playgrounds and outdoor play equipment offer kids fresh air, friends, fun, and exercise. But it's important to make sure that faulty equipment, improper surfaces, and unsafe behavior don't ruin the fun.

Each year, more thankids are treated in hospital ERs.Here are some tips on how to use iAuditor to optimize your playground inspection practices: Download pre-made playground safety inspection templates or customize your own. With overtemplates in our public library, you can download pre-made playground inspection checklists and templates so you can get started right away/5(76).