Toddler Playground Equipment Related Injuries in Preschool-Aged Children
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When you go to an amusement park to play , toddler playground equipment can provide fun, fresh air and exercise for your children, but they can also cause some safety hazards. Defected playground facilities, inappropriate surfaces, careless behavior and lack of adult supervision are just a few risk factors that lead playground children to hospital emergency rooms. Only by checking whether there is potential danger in toddler playground equipment and following some simple safety guidelines, can children's playground become an entertainment and safe place. So this article makes a brief analysis of the safety of toddler playground equipment and the aspects that parents need to pay attention to.

The main points are as follows:

  •  Is the toddler playground equipment safe

  •  What are the dangers of toddler playground equipment

  •  What do you need to pay attention to

  • Summary

Is the equipment of children's amusement park safe? So how to judge whether the equipment is safe?

There are the following main points:

(1) For the passenger part of amusement facilities operating in the air, the overall structure should be firm and reliable, and insurance measures should be taken for its important parts.

(2) For air operation projects, although the equipment itself has set up insurance measures, operators should strengthen the protection and timely inspection of the overall structure and important contacts in their normal operation to ensure that they are safe in operation.

(3) In some projects, the number of wire ropes or chains used for suspending passengers shall not be less than two. The connection with the seat must be balanced when one is disconnected.

(4) For the cabin doors of some toddler playground equipment , the closed cabin doors above 1 m from the ground must be equipped with two locking devices or a locking device with safety which the passenger can not open inside. The barrier at the entrance and exit of the non-enclosed cockpit shall also have a locking device with insurance. In order to ensure the safe operation of the equipment, it is necessary to ensure whether the closed equipment is locked or not, so as to ensure that children can enter and leave freely, and there will be no accidents in the process.

(5) The surface of the equipment should be dry and anhydrous, because water will make the surface smooth. It increases the danger of children playing.

What are the dangers of toddler playground equipment?

By checking whether the toddler playground equipment is potentially dangerous and following some simple safety guidelines, it can become a place of entertainment and safety. So, what are the potential or obvious dangers of children's amusement equipment?

1.The following types of toddler playground equipment are not safe for the playground:

(1)Animal figure oscillation.

(2) Glider swing that can accommodate more than one child at a time.

(3) Swinging ropes that can wear, unfasten or form lassos.

(4) Sports rings (for gymnastics) and swing poles.

2.If the amusement equipment is wet, do not use it, because water will make the surface smooth.

So whether your child is playing at home or in the public playground, you must thoroughly check the equipment to ensure that it is clean and well maintained. All hardware on the equipment should be firm and free from loose or broken parts.

What do you need to pay attention to?

Indoor children's playgrounds are usually children's centers, especially during holidays, you will see that the major playgrounds are crowded with children of all ages. It is undoubtedly a happy thing for parents to see their children play heartily, but when children play, parents should always be vigilant to observe their children's safety. So what should we all pay attention to?

1. Read the instructions carefully before entering the indoor playground, and choose according to the children's age and height. Children should not be allowed to play games that are not suitable for their height and physique. The recreational facilities are limited by their height rather than age. Children should not be allowed to choose inappropriate recreational equipment.

2. In the process of playing, parents should be at the children's side at any time. Before children play with toddler playground equipment , they should carefully check the hygiene and safety of equipment.

3. Because there are a lot of people in the venue, and the age difference is also very large, so there are older children playing next to them is the best way to avoid their children. If their children are older and more naughty, we should pay more attention to guidance not to hurt the children around, so as to avoid disputes between parents.

4. Put a parent contact card on the child. Contact cards include the names, home addresses and phone numbers of the baby and his parents. They are put in the pocket of his clothes. If he and his baby are separated, they can be helped to find his parents as soon as possible. Or bring a smart watch to the children, you can locate the location of the baby at any time.

5. Try to dress children in simple clothes. For example, wearing clothes with hats, or long skirts, Pendant skirts, yarn skirts, will increase the risk index. If they are trampled, stuck and fall by children, or when clothes are scraped and fall at upstream and downstream the toddler playground equipment.

In a word, parents must not relax their vigilance when their babies are playing heartily. They should give their babies a happy and safe childhood.


Children can not only enjoy playing in amusement parks, but also stimulate them to learn more skills. So amusement parks are good for children. But when playing, as parents and businessmen, children's safety must be the first, and toddler playground equipment may be one of the more superficial of these dangers, there are also some potential dangers. 

Therefore, in terms of toddler playground equipment, we must carefully check to ensure that there is no mistake. When children play, parents must not relax their vigilance. They should give their babies a happy and safe childhood, and we will not slack off in terms of equipment.The above is a brief analysis of the safety of toddler playground equipment. If you have any doubts in the process of understanding, you are welcome to ask us, and we are happy to answer for you.

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