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Playground safety (PDF 3.6Mb)

The huge benefits to children of outdoor play outweigh the risks of accidents occurring, but even with a well-managed playground area a degree of risk is always present and there are thousands of accidents at playgrounds each year.
Document type: Risk Standards & Guidance
Last updated: 10 June 2022
First published: 25 November 2015
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