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Is it safe for kids to play on old playground equipment like high slides?
8 doctors weighed in

Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
4 doctors agree
In brief: Safety is relative
Kids benefit from outside activity and old playground equipment is safe in general when used appropriately.
Newer construction often focuses on making ground surfaces more fall friendly, and use at certain times of the day/temperatures can have a significant burn risk on metal equipment. Proper supervision is important to help kids get the best and safest use out of such equipment.

In brief: Safety is relative
Kids benefit from outside activity and old playground equipment is safe in general when used appropriately.
Newer construction often focuses on making ground surfaces more fall friendly, and use at certain times of the day/temperatures can have a significant burn risk on metal equipment. Proper supervision is important to help kids get the best and safest use out of such equipment.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Neil Giddings
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
As long as there is reasonable supervision.

In brief: Yes
As long as there is reasonable supervision.
Dr. Neil Giddings
Dr. Neil Giddings
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