According to a report by the Consumer Product Safety Commission, 51% of playground injuries occur on public playgrounds. On those playgrounds, injuries most commonly occur on climbing equipment. Privately, the most common injuries are on swing sets. Because of this, it’s very important to teach your children how to be safe on playground equipment.
Although it’s impossible to ensure that your children are safe all the time, there are a few steps you can take to minimize the risk of them getting injured on playground equipment.