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Health Effects of Tire Rubber Exposure

Volume: 7 Issue: 1 January 2015

Health Effects of Tire Rubber Exposure, Surfacing types, Loose Rubber nuggets, Synthetic turf, Moulded, Poured in Place,  Choices & Decisions Download the PDF to read the full newsletter.

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Understanding Rubber Playground Surfaces

Volume: 6 Issue: 1 January 2014

The key to playground protective surfacing is the “protective” aspect first with accessibility to persons with all abilities and functional longevity a close second and third. 

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Performance Based Standards

Volume: 5 Issue: 1 January 2014

Performance Based Standards should be the simplest item in the world to procure, but it never fails that the Owner, the Landscape Architect, General Contractor and others are surprised when the surface fails and the supplier says with a straight face, “it meets spec". Download the PDF to read the full newsletter.

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General Contractors and Owners Part Ways

Volume: 19 Issue: 1 January 2012

General Contractors & Owners Part Ways, Failure of a playing surface to meet standards and federal or state mandates. Download the PDF to read the full newsletter.

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The Sustainable Playground Protective Surface

Volume: 4 Issue: 1 February 2011

Sustainable Playground Protective Surface, Protection from Injury, Other Standards, Maintenance of Surfacing, Other Standards for Protective Surface Compliance, Protective Surfacing Design, Maintenance of Surfacing, Best Practices, Impact Attenuation , Definition of Accessible Route,  Download the PDF to read the full newsletter.

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Are Playground Studies Helpful?

Volume: 3 Issue: 1 June 2010

Are Playground Studies Helpful? Playgrounds are complex environments and the children who use them are more complex. In combination the two often lead to play that is positive to the child’s growth and development, but sometimes the play activity can result in injury. Download the PDF to read the full newsletter.

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Playground Surfacing &  Proposed AODA

Volume: 17 Issue: 2 June 2010

Playground Surfacing & Proposed AODA, Anatomy of a Playground, AODA are you ready? Download the PDF to read the full newsletter.

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Are Protective Surfacing Standards Adequate?

Volume: 17 Issue: 1 January 2010

Are Protective Surfacing Standards Adequate? News from ASTM F08.63. Download the PDF to read the full newsletter.

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EVERPLAY News Will You Pay Twice?

Volume: 16 Issue: 1 February 2009

 Will You Pay Twice? Standards and Legal requirements such as the ADA require specific performance for playground surfaces. Universal Quote Form. Download the PDF to read the full newsletter.

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Accuracy Through Compliance to Standards & Testing

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