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Posted 12 February 2017 - 08:36 AM

Dozens of people hurt on rope swings each year video

Last updated 17:22, February 11 2017

 

Rope swings could soon disappear from Auckland trees after a proposed city-wide ban, but figures suggest they aren't overly dangerous after all.

 

Nationwide statistics provided by ACC show only a few dozen claims were lodged in the past three years for injuries involving tree swings.

 

In 2014 injuries peaked at 25, costing $7910. The following year there were 22 claims totalling $5098 and last year another 22 claims costing $4161.

 

Read more at http://www.stuff.co....wings-each-year


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