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How do I choose a playground set that is safe for children?

Dr. Michael Roizen, MD
Internal Medicine
If you decide on installing an at-home playground set, make sure to get one with manufacturer instructions that give you the lowdown on safety and installation. Avoid models with pressure-treated wood, to avoid toxins. There's a lot to look out for, with moving parts, screws, and so forth, so make sure that you have all safety checks in place.
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