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Escalators are most dangerous for children under the age of 5, and those wearing soft soled shoes, or flip flops. It is strongly suggested that parents supervise their children when riding on an escalator. It is recommended that children do not sit or play on the steps. 

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Last Updated
10/2/2014
Source
A Minute for Kids
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