Playground Safety

Chapter 1

Playground Safety

Goal:  To increase adult awareness and to keep playgrounds and equipment safe for all children to enjoy




Table of Contents

  1. Injuries
  2. S.A.F.E.
  3. Safety and Maintenance


Learning Objectives

After completing this class, the student will be able to:

  • discuss the most common equipment accidents
  • design your own safe playground environment
  • create a playground safety checklist



NOTE: This course may reflect state-specific regulations. No information in this course supersedes any state regulations you need to follow. You must consult your state’s regulations when developing policies and procedures. Regulations for all states are accessible on the National Database of Child Care Licensing Regulations. Click on the link provided to view regulations in your state.