Monday, May 7, 2007

Great new book on playgrounds


Well respected playground safety advocates, Donna Thompson, Susan Hudson and Heather Olsen have recently published a book entitled, S.A.F.E. Play Areas: Creation, Maintenance and Renovation. Written by National Program for Playground Safety (NPPS) staff, it is a comprehensive guide that helps YOU provide safe and fun-filled days for children in play areas.

S.A.F.E. Play Areas is filled with practical tips and information applicable for professionals designing playgrounds, as well as, school and parks personnel committed to safe playgrounds. Included with the book is a CD-Rom that offers a presentation package of slides to share or to review as a refresher course for employees. S.A.F.E. Play Areas includes: 10 Myths about playgrounds, a playground injury form, a playground safety checklist, as well as, many other helpful resources.