Playground Safety

scam prevention Refunds, Rebates and Rain Checks Frequently Asked Questions Consumer Guides & Publications Consumer Complaint Form Gas Gouging Complaint Form Do Not Call Consumer Protection News

Consumer Assistance Hotline:
(518) 474-8583
(800) 697-1220

New York State Gasoline Price Hotline:
(800) 214-4372


Consumer Complaint Form
DOS Newsroom
FOIL Requests

Pursuant to General Business Law 399-dd, the Division of Consumer Protection offers the following resources to support safer playground environments. The CPSC estimates that there are more than 156,000 injuries annually on public playgrounds across the country requiring emergency room treatment. If you seek to purchase, install, and/or maintain playground equipment, please use the following information as a guide, as published by the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

Consumer Product Safety Commission Playground Handbook

Consumer Product Safety Commission Playground Handbook (Español)

Consumer Product Safety Commission Home Playground Equipment Handbook

Consumer Product Safety Commission Safe Playground Resources