Playground equipment + Shade Structures + Rubber surfacing = PERFECT PLAYGROUND
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Playgrounds and Shade Structures are a fun feature for children to play outdoors and exercise. While the interactive features of playgrounds are necessary transitional development features for children, and shade structures on playgrounds are vital to protect children from harmful UV rays of the sun; playground surfacing is critical to provide shock absorbing surfacing to prevent injuries on playgrounds.
Shade sails with rubber surfacing to prevent playground injuries
In an article in FiveThirtEight, there has been a dramatic increase in playground-related concussions among children. During the years 2008 – 2013 there has been an exponential rise in the number of playground-related emergency room visits for all types of playground injuries. Playground related injuries can be prevented, click here to learn how?
Rubber surfacing to prevent playground injuries.
Various articles and study show that playground-related traumatic brain injuries TBIs have increased significantly nationwide. A study in the journal Pediatrics reveals that during the study period spanning from January 2001 to December 2013, there were an average of 21,101 children age 14 and younger treated annually at emergency departments for playground-related traumatic brain injuries (TBIs). Your children do not have to be part of these statistics, click here to learn how you can protect them from playground related injuries.
Rubber surfacing playground
Providing a shock absorbing playground surface is important to reduce the incidence of playground injuries. An article in ABC News 11 appeals to playground developers to use softer playground surfaces cushion playground falls and prevent playground injuries. http://abc11.com/health/monkey-bars-alert-playground-concussions-are-on-the-rise/1318213/
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