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A quiet war is being waged in parks and primary schools across Australia against a once beloved piece of play equipment. Proponents say they encourage children to play outside in an age dominated by screens and video games, build upper body strength, balance, risk management and resilience. But those who want to see them replaced say they are among the leading causes of childhood accidents and can lead to traumatic injuries.
When I was a young child, I remember going to playgrounds with my parents. I recall spending happy times swinging from monkey bars, rushing to the back of the queue to have yet another go on the big slide and jostling for position to be next onto the seesaw. I also have less happy memories of the occasional bump on the forehead or graze on the knee from the inevitable trips and falls.
Injuries on school grounds are fairly common. Some accidents are unavoidable, but some injuries on school grounds are due to unsafe physical conditions or the actions of other students or staff. Read on to learn about the issues of legal liability. Schools have the responsibility to maintain a safe environment for students.
Enter your search terms. This Site. Early Years Introduction In this section I've tried to outline some of the major issues that you and your child will face, not only in the next few years, but throughout your child's life.
The birds are chirping, the sun is shining, and the kids are ready to get outside and play! When visiting your local parks and playgrounds, keep these safety tips in mind. Safe kids are happy kids!
Children with epilepsy should be encouraged to lead as normal a life as possible. There is no reason people with epilepsy cannot participate fully in most of activities that a typical child enjoys. A generalized seizure starts on both sides of the brain at the same time. There are several different types of generalized seizures.
If to a hammer, everything looks like a nail, to a pediatric surgeon, everything looks like a fall hazard. It gets to be a drag. Boldface mine.
A young girl has been rushed to hospital after she was found with her scarf wrapped around her neck and hanging from monkey bars in a children's play centre. The six-year-old was found unconscious by a worker at Kidz Klub Playland and Cafe - which operates as a before- and after-school care centre - on Abel Street in Jamisontown, west of Sydney, before 8. Scroll down for video.