On-site adult supervision is required.
Instruct children not to walk close to, in front of, behind, or between moving swings or other moving playground equipment.
Instruct children to sit in and never stand on swings
Instruct children not to twist the chains and ropes and not to loop them over the top support bar, since this may reduce the strength of the chain or rope.
Instruct children not to jump from swings or other playground equipment in motion.
Instruct children to not push empty seats. The seat may hit them and cause serious injury.
Instruct and teach children to sit in the center of the swings with their full weight on the seats.
Instruct children not to use the equipment in a manner other than intended.
Instruct children to always go down slides feet first. Never slide headfirst.
Instruct children to look before they slide to make sure no one is at the bottom.
Instruct children to never run up a slide, as this increases their chances of falling.
The parents should have the children dress appropriately with well-fitting shoes. Loose clothing such as scarves and ponchos should not be worn. Always take off, tie up or tuck in cords and drawstrings on children’s clothing. These things can get caught on playground equipment and strangle a child.
Instruct children not to climb when the equipment is wet.
Instruct children to never jump from a fort deck. They should always use the ladder, ramp or slide.
Instruct children to never crawl or walk across the top of monkey bars.
Instruct children to never crawl on top of a fort roof.
Verify that any suspended climbing ropes, chain, or cable are secured at both ends and that they cannot be looped back on it.
Instruct children not to attach items to the playground equipment that are not specifically designed for use with the equipment, such as, but not limited to, jump ropes, clothesline, pet leashes, cables and chain as they may cause a strangulation hazard.
Instruct children to never wrap their legs around swing chain.
Instruct children to never slide down the swing chain.