Staying healthy and injury-free as we age is a goal we all share. But how do you do it?
Consider the facts: seniors have suffered about five million medically-treated consumer product-related injuries each year since 2007. The majority of consumer product-related deaths involve seniors 65 and older.
The number, rate and costs of serious consumer product-related injuries to seniors have risen along with the size of the population of older adults in the U.S.
At the U.S. Consumer Product Safety (…)Read More May 20
Wow! This year’s carbon monoxide poster contest received about 700 posters from middle school students. That’s a record!
Posters came from all over the United States, and even from U.S. military bases overseas! Each and every poster had an important safety message: Stop the “invisible killer.” The “invisible killer” is carbon monoxide (CO).
Congratulations to the 10 winners!
Frankie from California
***GRAND PRIZE WINNER
Talia from Pennsylvania
Nisa from (…)
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Are your smoke and carbon monoxide alarms working?
We at the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) urge you to check your alarms this weekend when you set your clocks one hour ahead for Daylight Saving Time. Daylight Saving Time starts on Sunday at 2 a.m.
This is a great time to put fresh batteries in your alarms. Smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) alarms do an important job of giving you and your family time to escape a fire or CO poisoning incident, but only if they (…)Read More Mar 6