A playground is one of the simple pleasures of childhood; we want to make sure that this pleasure can be enjoyed by everyone safely.
El Cajon, CA (PRWEB) October 22, 2009
American Swing Products, a manufacturer and supplier of commercial and residential playground equipment, has made available through its website a comprehensive checklist for school playground safety. Their School Playground Equipment Safety Checklist walks users step by step through their playground to help ensure that the equipment and its surroundings are as safe as possible. The checklist, says the company, is in keeping with their "safety-first" product line and their overall commitment to helping create safe school, community, and residential playgrounds for all children. Used in conjunction with high quality playground equipment, the safety checklist can help avoid playground injuries and subsequent lawsuits.
When assessing the safety of a school playground, American Swing Products stresses the importance of checking for potential hazards on playground equipment including visible cracks, bending, warping, rusting or breakage of any school playground equipment component, missing, damaged or loose swing seats or swing set parts, heavy seats with sharp edges or corners, splintered, cracked or deteriorated wood, and tripping hazards such as roots, rocks, or other environmental obstacles.
Included in this commitment to quality and safety is the company's product line of commercial and residential playground equipment - from swing sets and slides to comprehensive structures and playground parts; including two heavy duty swing frames that can be cemented in the ground or used with feet.
"Because we are a manufacturer as well as a supplier, we are able to manage quality control from start to finish," says company president Susan Simon. "Safety is our number one concern at all times and the fact that we are able to completely control the manufacturing process allows us to uphold our highest standards."
As a part of its product line American Swing also offers a full line of Handicapped Accessible products, including its popular JennSwing - featuring a partially-reclined, body-embracing design and easily adjustable safety harness - which meets the American Disabilities Act guidelines for equipment in public recreation applications.
"Creating products that are ADA compliant is a part of our commitment to the communities in which we work and the children for whom we build our equipment," says Simon. "A playground is one of the simple pleasures of childhood; we want to make sure that this pleasure can be enjoyed by everyone safely."
American Swing Products has been creating high quality swing sets and playground equipment with safety at the forefront of their designs for over 20 years. American Swing supplies commercial products for schools, daycare facilities, and public parks, as well as residential equipment for individual homeowners.
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