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Safety & Prevention

Some slides are safer than others, and you should keep this in mind when your child is out on the playground. The height of the top of the slide should never exceed 6 feet and slides should sit on a cushioned ground surface to help minimize injury from falls. Always monitor your child closely when they are playing on slides.

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