Summer is here and the heat is unrelenting. It's important for kids to spend time outdoors playing, but it's also challenging when the heat index is so high.
According to the National Program for Playground Safety (NPPS), more than 200,000 children are admitted to various emergency departments across the United States annually as a result of injuries sustained at playgrounds. At least 15 percent of the reported cases are classified as severe. Although these structures are meant to offer the children a carefree break in their daily education routine, they have turned out to be dangerous to the kids.
Topics: playground safety