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The Sandpit - Health and Safety Considerations

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sandpit play

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Health and safety considerations

For sandpits, there are many potential safety problems and hazards for health you need to be aware of and know how to minimise. 

The article below outlines these.  

1.  Ways to ensure safety

2.  Health matters, daily maintenance needed and other considerations 

3.  Treatment for sand in the eyes

 

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