The Safe Playgrounds Project


Documents

Unless otherwise noted, all the documents on this page are in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format. To open them you'll need Acrobat Reader, which is free software that you can download directly from Adobe. If you don't already have it, click the image to the left to download this program.


General Information:

  • What You Should Know About Arsenic-Treated Wood
    Also Available In:
    • Español
    • Chinese
    • Simplified Chinese
  • Frequently-Asked Questions
    Also Available In:
    • Español
    • Chinese
    • Simplified Chinese
  • Late Lessons From Pressure-Treated Wood


Community Action Resources:

  • Preventing Arsenic Exposure from Pressure-Treated Wood: Recommendations for Action
  • How to Protect Your Children from Arsenic-Treated Wood at School, Child Care or Preschool: A Safety Checklist for Parents


Research on Arsenic’s Health Effects:

  • Executive Summary of CCA Lumber Arsenic Health Effect Issue
  • Summary of Available Health Information Regarding CCA-Treated Wood Products


Sealants and Alternatives to CCA-treated Lumber:

  • Alternative Pressure-Treated Lumber
  • Identifying Effective Sealants for CCA-Treated Wood
  • Recycled Plastic and Wood Composite Lumber
  • US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Sealant Study: Interim Data Report, May 2005
  • US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) Sealant Study: Interim Data Report, May 2005


The Safe Playgrounds Project
© Safe2play.org - All rights reserved.