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Railroad Ties in Playgrounds « CareScape : We care. It's our ...20 Jun 2012 ... The Arizona Register of Contractors requires a Playground Contractors License for installation. It is important to note that playground maintenance is not regulated in the State of Arizona. It is up to the individual community to make decisions best for their children. CareScape has Certified Playground Safety Inspectors to give advice and help you keep your children safe. The word is Do NOT use railroad ties where your children are going to be playing! Creosote treated ...

Public Playground Safety Handbook - Consumer Product Safety ...29 Dec 2015 ... Creosote-treated wood (e.g., railroad ties, telephone poles, etc) and coatings that contain pesticides should not be used. 2.5.5.1 Pressure-treated wood. A significant amount of older playground wood was pres- sure-treated with chemicals to prevent damage from insects and fungi. Chromated copper arsenate (CCA) was a chemi- cal used for decades in structures (including playgrounds). Since December 31, 2003, CCA-treated wood is no longer processed for use in ...

Retaining wall for playground Building a retaining wall - YouTube19 Mar 2012 ... Retaining wall Building a retaining wall 303-255-5554 http://www.patioandhomeimprovementdes... Denver landscape contractor. We are in Broomfield Colorado finishing a retaining wall for a playgroud. We used 6 x 6 wood timbers for the retaining wall. We leveled the first row in and drilled 1/2 inch holes for the 1/2 inch x 2ft. rebar. We attached the 2nd and 3rd rows with 10 inch Fasten Master Timber locks. We used about 3 tons of backfill dirt and tamped the new soil ...

What Are the Dangers of Treated Railroad Ties? | Hunker29 Dec 2009 ... railroad ties in Canada and the U.S. are treated with coal tar creosote, which the United States Environmental Protection Agency and Canada Health have jointly investigated for... ... Calling creosote a possible human carcinogen in 2007, the EPA has a list of warnings about its use. These cautions apply to railroad ties decommissioned by the railroads and reused by humans for landscaping, playgrounds, gardens and on farms.

Landscape" on Pinterest | Railroad Ties, Rock Steps and Hillside ...Enjoy a Fall Weekend Getaway of Family Fun at Cherry Crest Adventure Farm. Train TripHarvest SeasonTri State AreaKidDay TripsAmish CountryPlayground ToysBackyard Patio DesignsPlay Areas. We have been telling you about lots of fun farm trips to take this harvest season, most in the tri-state area that are a short drive, train trip or subway ride away. We recently visited Cherry Crest A ...

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Potential Health Risk of Reused Creosote-Treated Old Railway Ties ...25 Feb 2013 ... In such sites, PAHs in ties can be leached or emitted, and human exposure might then occur. In this study, the concentrations of 16 PAHs in soil, air, and tie surfaces in old creosote-treated railway ties reused in recreational sites were investigated, and the potential health risk of the ties was evaluated through two exposure scenarios: a recreational scenario (ingestion of and dermal contact with soil and inhalation of soil particles) and a playground scenario (ingestion ...

Railroad Ties in Playgrounds - CareScape20 Jun 2012 ... CareScape has Certified Playground Safety Inspectors to give advice and help you keep your children safe. The word is Do NOT use railroad ties where your children are going to be playing! Creosote treated wood from fences, bridges, railroad ties, or telephone poles are not recommended for use in playgrounds. Children who play on soil contaminated with creosote have more skin rashes than children playing on non-contaminated soil. Apart from this, health effects ...

playground safety | Rubber Mulch and Playground Rubber Mulch ...8 Oct 2014 ... If your playground uses railroad ties or similar for borders and they are showing their age now you can cover the tops with a rubber matt quickly and affordably.You can see our full line of rubber borders and mats here. Over the years we have aligned ourselves with numerous quality minded material producers in both the recycled rubber and the wood fiber markets and today are proud to have products made by hard working Americans all over the U.S. If you have ...

Railroad Playground Highlights : NYC ParksIn 1997 Council Member Priscilla Wooten funded the $735,000 capital reconstruction of newly-named railroad Playground. Influenced by the nearby Long Island railroad tracks and the Brooklyn Terminal Market, the design incorporates a train theme. New locomotive-shaped play units, railroad pavement (made of stone railroad ties and stainless steel tracks), and spray fixtures in the form of water towers were added. Steel panels surrounding the play unit suggestive of storefront ...

94 best SWPCC Nature Play playground ideas images on Pinterest ...What's Inspiring Me. Gravel PathwayWood PathwayPea Gravel GardenGravel DrivewayFire Pit GravelWooden WalkwaysPebble GardenRustic PathwaysPebble Walkway Pathways. railroad tie and gravel garden/side yard walkway. I usually don't like gravel and railroad ties but this might be a workable and less expensive option than pavers for backyard walkway to screen porch ...

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How to Seal Creosote Treated Railroad Ties | Hunker13 Sep 2010 ... Creosote is a tar-like substance used to protect the railroad ties against the elements. The EPA has not approved creosote as a wood treatment for residential use. The creosote on the treated railroad ties is considered a toxic substance and can contaminate groundwater and soil. This is because the creosote slowly seeps into the ground over a period of time. Creosote-treated railroad ties should not be used around veggie gardens or fruit trees, playgrounds or any ...

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