Playing outside keeps your child active, helps with their development, and is good for their well-being. It’s important to make sure your backyard is a safe place to play.
What could be dangerous in the backyard?
You can do many things to help keep your child safe when they play.
Check your child's clothing
Supervise your child
Here are things you can do to make backyard items and equipment safer and lower your child’s risk of injury.
Pools, hot tubs, and wading pools
Playing and climbing equipment
Current as of: October 5, 2022
Author: Provincial Injury Prevention, Alberta Health Services
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