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Each year, more than 200,000 children go to emergency rooms for playground-related injuries. And while deaths from such injuries are rare, most happen at home.

From: A Safe Backyard for Kids WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: WebMD Medical News, "Carcinogens in Playsets, Decks, Picnic Tables." U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. CDC. Home Safety Council.

Reviewed by Renee A. Alli on May 3, 2018

SOURCES: WebMD Medical News, "Carcinogens in Playsets, Decks, Picnic Tables." U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. CDC. Home Safety Council.

Reviewed by Renee A. Alli on May 3, 2018

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