It appears this issues is still a problem. Children play areas are not safe. These areas are unsafe for a number of health reasons ranging from loose bolts to feces and urinary smells.
In California, legislation is being introduced to address this topic. I think this trend will continue in other states.
Check out this news story and continue to stay informed on this topic. Make sure your children are playing in an area that is cleaned and disinfected on a regular basis.
View more videos at: http://nbcsandiego.com.