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Infographic: Playground-Related Injuries Treated in the Emergency Department

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Children's Safety Network
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Children's Safety Network: National Injury and Violence Prevention Resource Center
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau

218,851 playground-related injuries are treated in an emergency department each year. This infographic breaks down playground-related injuries by hazard, diagnosis, equipment, and age and sex. Additional resources on playground safety can also be found on the CSN website.

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The infographic and more resources can be found here: http://www.childrenssafetynetwork.org/publications/playground-infographic