To end National Playground Safety week, we have created this page of playground safety resources you can share with your friends and colleagues.
Playground Injury Fact Sheets as PDFs
The Utah Health Department has put together very useful fact sheets of statistics you can use in safety awareness and planing:
Utah Press Coverage For National Playground Safety Week 2017
Utah Department of Health and LuckyDog Recreation support National Playground Safety Week:
What You Can Do
Playgrounds don’t become safer all by themselves. They need people like you to take action!
Share these Playground Safety Checklists:
Contact the Governor
Ask Governor Herbert to declare Utah Playground Safety Week to co-inside with National Playground Safety Week. By signing a declaration, the state shows support and promotion of safe playground environments for children. Because all residents are ask to observe declarations, everyone will become more aware of playground safety issues and able to take action.
Together we can make this happen!
Teach Playground Safety All Year Long!
Invite Slyde the Playground Hound to give his “Play Smart, Play Safe” message to your school. Contact us so we can put together a Slyde safety program for you.
Become a “Friend of Slyde” for safety tips and fun resources for teaching playground safety.
Share Slyde’s message today! Download, copy and share these fun “Slyde the Playground Hound” coloring pages:
Get more playground safety coloring pages from Slyde.
In Pursuit of Safe Play!
Nicole Stoddard and Rhetta McIff – Utah Playground Safety Representatives