Playground Injuries On The Rise

Analyzing 12 years of data, researchers have found that playground-related injuries have risen significantly in the last decade, with nearly 30,000 children receiving treatment for concussion symptoms in 2013. What do you think?

“If kids are just going to hurt themselves, maybe we should rethink this whole ‘letting them outside’ thing.”

Theo Wenner • Systems Analyst


“Then I guess it’s time I stop daring my nephews to shimmy all the way up to the top of the swings.”

Gus Chatwick • Monument Inscriber

“Yeah, but every once in a while you’ll see a real clumsy one tumble down the climbing net, taking three or four other kids down with him, and it all becomes worth it.”

Sharon Parks • Deployment Strategizer

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