Take Safety With You!

by CPSC Blogger

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Millions of Americans embark on family vacations throughout the year. Online marketplaces that connect travelers with people who want to rent out their properties have become a popular alternative to hotels and motels. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) are teaming up on a new campaign urging consumers to “Take Safety With You!”

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Consumers need to know how to stay safe, whether renting (…)

Read More Oct 7

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CPSC Issues Call to Action: Check Your Homes for Recalled Products; Babies’ Lives Depend on It!
September is Baby Safety Month. Act Now.

It’s a fact that most injuries can be prevented, and parents and caregivers play a major role in making sure little ones stay safe. As we mark Baby Safety Month 2019, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is urging all consumers with babies in their homes to make checking for recalled products a top priority.

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Read More Sep 11

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is launching a new research project on helmets and sports injuries.

CPSC’s Sports Helmet Project is exploring the different kinds of head and neck injuries that occur during youth contact sports, such as football, hockey, and lacrosse while helmets are being worn.

CPSC is asking parents to let the agency know by filing a report on SaferProducts.gov about the type of helmet their children were wearing when they received (…)

Read More Sep 9

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It’s hard to believe that the lazy days of summer are coming to an end and it’s back to the books for children everywhere. As kids head back to school, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is urging parents and students to keep safety top of mind. Every year thousands of children are injured doing normal activities like bike riding, sports and running about on the playground. Let’s take a look at some of the data and smart safety tips.

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Read More Aug 20

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It’s spring again! That means families can enjoy more outdoor activities as well as do some spring cleaning around the home. As you remove old clutter and make room for new items, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is encouraging consumers to spring clean for safety. Follow these tips to keep you and your family spring time safe!

If you are cleaning:

Keep household cleaners, laundry packets and medicines out of sight and out of reach of little ones in (…)

Read More Mar 19