Safety factors for playground equipment to promote social sustainability / Raja Mohd Aizat Akhmal Raja Mohd Rozuan, Kharizam Ismail and Wan Rabiah Wan Omar

Raja Mohd Rozuan, Raja Mohd Aizat Akhmal and Ismail, Kharizam and Wan Omar, Wan Rabiah (2019) Safety factors for playground equipment to promote social sustainability / Raja Mohd Aizat Akhmal Raja Mohd Rozuan, Kharizam Ismail and Wan Rabiah Wan Omar. In: GoGreen 2019 : 2nd International Postgraduate Conference on Global Green Issues, 17 September 2019, Impiana Hotel, Ipoh.

Abstract

Playground is the place for the children to play and gain some experience, learning a new thing about the environment and makes some new friends. It should become a safe and comfortable place for them in order to
smoothen their process of learning. Safe and comfortable are needs of children in order to fulfill the social
sustainablity. However, the safety of the playground is questionable because there is about 3,000 cases of injuries
occurred involved children at the playground. Based on these issues came out with the aim which is to suggest the
safety criteria in order to enhance the level of the safety at the playground. The objective is to identify the factors
related with condition of playground equipment which contribute to accidents on users at the playground. A
qualitative method was used for this research by observing the condition of playground equipment. The outcome
of this research is expected to assist the stakeholder Municipal Council, to enhance safety the quality of the
playground in residential area in order to widen the social sustainablity towards society.

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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Creators:
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Raja Mohd Rozuan, Raja Mohd Aizat Akhmal
raizatakhmal109@gmail.com
Ismail, Kharizam
UNSPECIFIED
Wan Omar, Wan Rabiah
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Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation. Leisure > Recreational areas and facilities. Recreation centers
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology > Social psychology > Interpersonal relations. Social behavior
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology > Groups and organizations > Communities
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology > Groups and organizations > Neighborhoods. Community life
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology > Groups and organizations > Communities > Social participation
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Perak > Seri Iskandar Campus
Event Title: GoGreen 2019 : 2nd International Postgraduate Conference on Global Green Issues
Event Dates: 17 September 2019
Page Range: pp. 38-44
Keywords: Safety, Playground, Residential Area, Social Sustainability
Date: 2019
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/40234
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