5 Everyday Safety Risks at School (Part 3/5)

By Nate Bosch
K-12 Education school safety

5 Everyday Safety Risks at School (And How Design Can Help Solve Them)

Administrators and parents alike are inundated with news of sad or terrifying behavior-related incidents that occur on school grounds. Bullying, harassment, custody issues, and active shooters are real concerns that can be mitigated through both design solutions and protocol. But design can also mitigate the risk of common accidents that occur on school property in areas like Parking Lots & Drives, Science Labs & Maker Spaces, Playgrounds, Athletic Fields, Special Education Classrooms.

This third article in our series will address playgrounds. Catch up on the other articles in our series: Parking Lots SafetyScience Lab Safety, Special Education Classroom Safety, and Athletic Field Safety.

Nate Bosch, LLA, LEED AP, ASLA

Nate Bosch is a landscape architect with a focus on developing outdoor spaces that inspire creativity, promote flexibility, and connect people to the natural environment. He is passionate about the outdoors and how spending time in nature can have a positive impact on learning, development, and our overall wellbeing.