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Health and Safety

Playground safety is no accident! These words are more than just a slogan. Obeying basic safety considerations can make a big difference in the safety of the kids on your commercial or residential playground. On this page, you’ll find helpful articles about playground safety, product information, exercise & fitness, legal issues, and grants and financial information.

Playground Safety

Playground parts, playground equipment, site amenities, swing hangers, swing parts, swingparts
The Basics of
Playground Safety

Helpful information on
the nuts and bolts of
playground safety.

Playground parts, playground equipment, site amenities, swing hangers, swing parts, swingpartsPlayground Parts
Hall of Shame

See some of the shoddy
parts we’ve pulled
off playgrounds.

cold weather playground safety
Top 10 Summer
Playground Safety Tips

Easy steps to follow
to promote safety when
the seasons change.

cold weather playground safety
Cold Weather
Playground Safety

Safety information for winter weather conditions.

Product Information

Playground parts, playground equipment, site amenities, swing hangers, swing parts, swingparts
Wooden Playground
Equipment & Arsenic

Q&A about pressure-
treated wood.

Rubber tire mulch, health concerns, safety
Is Rubber Tire
Mulch Safe?

Health information about
rubber tire mulch.

Playground safety, playground equipment and partsNEW! The Washington Post newspaper recently consulted our company for an article about home playground safety. Click here to read “Ready for Swings and a Slide? Don’t Take the Plunge Hastily.”

 play sand health discussionIs It Safe for Kids
to Play in Sand?

Recently, questions have
been raised about health
effects from exposure to sand.

Exercise & Fitness
 
Legal Issues

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Exercise & Fitness
The ABCs of playground
exercise for kids.

Legal advice about preventing playground liability lawsuits
10 Ways to Avoid
Playground Lawsuits

Advice for making your playground
litigation-proof.

Grants and Financial Information
Our Green Policy

playgroundnews&info_portal_taxTax Information:Disabled Access Tax Credit

See how the IRS’s $10,000 Disabled Access Credit can make your playground more ADA compliant.

Playground News & Information :: Disabled Access Tax CreditGrant Program ::Shade Structures

The American Academy of Dermatology is offering up to $8,000 for 501(c)(3) organizations for shade structures.

commercial playground equipment

Most of our equipment
contains recycled steel
and plastic. Read our
Green Policy here.