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Safety vs. Risk on the Playground

Web Exclusive - April 2016

Playground safety has come a long way over the years. But has it come too far? The best playgrounds still encourage children to take risks in order to learn and grow.

Balancing Act

Safety & Risk on the Playground

Feature Article - January 2016

Play equipment is meticulously designed to protect children from catastrophic injury, but it shouldn't eliminate risk entirely. Finding the right balance is important to encouraging children's growth without risking their health.

Safe & Secure

New Trends in Sports Facility Security & Safety

Feature Article - January 2016

At the college and professional levels, sports facility security is often a full-time job. But high schools, park districts and other providers of sports tournaments and programs can learn from the pros to improve safety at their own facilities.

Tarping: How to Keep Your Sports Turf Crew Safe

Web Exclusive - January 2016

Tarps are an important tool to protect sports fields from weather damage. But it's equally important to protect your crew.

Play It Safe

Regular Maintenance, Testing Vital to Improving Safety

Supplement Feature - October 2015

Playground safety surfaces are available to meet a plethora of needs and budgets. Understanding how to evaluate these surfaces and maintain them to ensure they are in good condition is key to a consistently safe play environment.

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Injury Awareness
Effects of Concussions Warrant Constant Attention

Before You Go - May 2015

"At the minimum, all of these groups should know what a concussion is, in general terms, and what causes it, including that a forceful jarring of the body can cause a concussion—not just a blow to the head. All should appreciate that a concussion is an indication of an injury to the brain," said Michael F. Bergeron, Ph.D., FACSM, executive director, Sanford Sports Science Institute and National Youth Sports Health & Safety Institute.

Big Thrills, No Spills

Safety First for Climbing Facilities

Feature Article - April 2015

Climbing wall facilities feature inherent risks, but there are measures you can take to dramatically reduce the risk of injury for climbers. Proper training and the right equipment can have a big impact.

Sports to the Max

Make the Most of Your Sports Fields

Feature Article - February 2015

For fields designed to handle specific sports like soccer, baseball and lacrosse, as well as multi-use fields, finding the ideal turf solution requires special consideration.

Safer Waters for All

MAHC Created to Improve Pool Safety

Feature Article - January 2015

The Model Aquatic Health Code was developed with input from industry experts to provide a guideline for entities managing aquatic facility health and safety issues across the country. Learn more about the code and how it affects your facility, as well as new trends in lifeguarding and more.

Safety for the Duration

Keeping Playground Equipment & Surfaces Safe Now & in the Future

Feature Article - January 2015

Playground equipment and surfaces from well-known and respected manufacturers is designed with children's safety in mind, but the context of your site and the way products are installed can also have an impact, both now and over the life cycle of your equipment.