The dangers of kiddies playground equipment in the heat

Weatherman and Environmentalists, Simon Gear warns of the dangers of playground equipment heating up during high temperatures.

Speaking to 702's John Robbie, Simon Gear said that according to a US study, children's playground equipment during hot temperatures can get up to 70 °C and an average of 40 °C in the shade. He encourages that playground be shaded to minimise the dangers.

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