Child burned on DC playground highlights turf, rubber

Original article by Michael Quander, WUSA 9 in Washington, D.C.

Local parents express concerns about synthetic turf and rubber playground surfaces in Washington, D.C. where at least one child got 2nd degree burns on his feet while walking barefoot on a playground. A representative from the Safe Healthy Playing Fields Coalition says these types of injuries are all too common for kids playing on rubber surfaces. For the full story and 2-minute report from WUSA9 click on the link below:

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Casey Reynolds, PhD
Dr. Casey Reynolds is the Executive Director at Turfgrass Producers International

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