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5 Things To Consider When Buying Playground Equipment
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5 Things To Consider When Buying Playground Equipment

Views: 28     Author: Site Editor     Publish Time: 2023-08-11      Origin: Site

If you want to start a playground, you need to pay a lot of attention when buying playground equipment. When buying children's playground equipment, not only for fun, safety is also very important, so what should you pay attention to when buying playground equipment?

1. Choose age-appropriate equipment for kids

Many injuries occur because children play with equipment that is too advanced for their age. Playgrounds should choose appropriate playground equipment for children of different ages to prevent unnecessary injuries. And the playground should remind parents to take their children to play age-appropriate projects.

2. The surface material of the playground

Some playground equipment is sold with a surface that needs to be installed underneath the equipment. In general, the surface needs to be thick and soft to provide proper padding if the child falls. Rubber mats work well, as do sand and wood chips.

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3. Be wary of wooden amusement equipment

No one knows for sure if play equipment with wooden structures is unsafe, but there are concerns about the use of pressure-treated wood in many structures, including playground equipment. So you should and avoid using playground equipment built of wood until the medical community determines what the long-term health effects are.

4. Install the barrier

Any raised sections of playground equipment should have barriers to keep children from falling. Installing barriers and guardrails is one way to keep kids safe no matter their age.

5. Reasonable space setting

When the swings are too close together, children can bump into each other and get injured. As a general rule of thumb, there is a safe spacing of at least 24 inches between swings. Of course, there should be a suitable safety distance between other playground equipment.

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