Playground Safety

Girl on SwingKids are going to fall, slip and trip. However, we can protect them from serious injuries. Playground falls are the leading cause of injury for children 5 to 9 years. Supervision is the most important component to prevent serious playground injuries. Having an appropriate safety surface under both home and public playgrounds is another key way to prevent injuries from occurring on playgrounds.


Playground Safety


Safe Kids Wisconsin is led by Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, a member of Safe Kids Worldwide.

Safe Kids Wisconsin

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