No. 1 Cause of Injury in Elementary School: Playground Accidents
Playground accidents are the leading cause of injury to children in elementary school. Each year, in the United States, approximately 150,000 children ages 5 to 14 go to the emergency room with accidental injuries involving playground equipment - and 3 out of 4 playground accidents occur on public playgrounds, including school facilities, as opposed to backyard play equipment



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