Playground Safety

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Most playground injuries are caused by falls. Keep your child safer by choosing a playground with safe surfacing under and around equipment.

Outreach date: April 24-30, 2017

Suggested hashtag: #playgrounds

 

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PROJECT MATERIALS

These materials were created by Prevent Child Injury to help spread the message about playground safety. Please feel free to use these materials as needed. Most of these materials can be co-branded with your organization’s logo. 

Customizable Press Release
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Newsletter/Blog Post
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Fact Graphic
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Facebook Posts
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PDF English Spanish

 
 

SOCIAL MEDIA GRAPHICS

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EXISTING RESOURCES

These materials were created by Prevent Child Injury members and other trusted sources.

Fact Sheets, Brochures, & Webpages

 

Playground Injuries on the Rise – Healthy Children
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Safety on the Playground – Healthy Children
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Spanish

 

Posters, Flyers, and Other Printables

Safer Playgrounds, Safer Play for Kids – CPSC
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Spanish

 

Infographics

 

VIDEOS

"Be Safe, Mates!" - Playground Safety – Children's Hospital & Medical Center

Is Your Playground Safe? – University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital

 
 
 

Reports & Toolkits

 

*List of Abbreviations
CDC: U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CIPA: Child Injury Prevention Alliance
CIRP: Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children’s Hospital
CPSC: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
CSN: Children’s Safety Network
NAEYC: National Association for the Education of Young Children
NRPA: National Recreation and Park Association
NSC: National Safety Council
SKW: Safe Kids Worldwide

 

NATIONAL EXPERTS

 

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