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Playground Safety Tester Invented by Munster Man

Playground Safety Tester Invented by Munster Man

From: NWI Times   Every year in America, an estimated 21,000 kids 14 and younger go to the emergency rooms after suffering traumatic brain injuries on the playground. Chris Hanson, working as a salesman in the playground industry, wanted to do something to lower those numbers. The […]

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Munster man invests device to test playground safety

Munster man invests device to test playground safety

From: The Washington Times MUNSTER, Ind. (AP) – Every year in America, an estimated 21,000 kids 14 and younger go to the emergency rooms after suffering traumatic brain injuries on the playground. Chris Hanson, working as a salesman in the playground industry, wanted to do something to […]

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Technology could help minimize the risk of head injuries from playground falls

Technology could help minimize the risk of head injuries from playground falls

From: Purdue Research Foundation MERRILLVILLE, Ind. – A company based at Purdue Research Park of Northwest Indiana is commercializing technology that could help minimize the risk of children’s head injuries from playgrounds falls. Sonam Technologies recently received a U.S. design patent for its ST Impact Analyzer CH, […]

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Munster startup develops device to minimize concussion risk

Munster startup develops device to minimize concussion risk

A Munster startup has developed a device that should make playgrounds safer. Sonam Technologies created a tester that assesses the concussion risk of surfaces on playgrounds and athletic fields, based on standards the automotive industry developed during crash tests. Founders Chris and Michael Hanson already have sold […]

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How Do You Know if Your Playground is Safe?

How Do You Know if Your Playground is Safe?

Great article from Recreation Management on the keys to playground surface safety: “The most common cause for unsafe surfaces would be lack of maintenance and education about the particular type of surface they are using. The best thing a playground owner can do is to do their […]

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The easy-to-use ST Impact Analyzer is used on playgrounds, sports fields, and anywhere there is a risk of a head impacting the ground, to identify the risk of a brain injury before it happens.

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