Course Details

CC 0317 Playground Safety for Child Care Professionals

The focus of the session will be on the safe design of playgrounds and the health and safety hazards associated with playgrounds.  An update on recent findings of a surface impact testing program conducted on daycare playgrounds in southern Alberta will also be covered. In an effort to prevent playground injuries, the information provided will empower the early childhood educator to make informed decisions involving playground safety for the children they care for.

Max: 100

Presenter: Mr. Todd Baxter BTech., CPHI(C).

Mr. Baxter has worked as a Public Health Inspector in the Medicine Hat area since 2007. Currently, the majority of his inspection responsibilities include child and adult care facilities in Medicine Hat and Redcliff. Todd is a member of the Alberta Health Services provincial committee for social care facilities and has recently joined the provincial playground committee.

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Session: A (Full) (Not Currently Available)
Schedule: March 30
Saturday3:00PM - 4:30PMS159
Cost: $0.00