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Did you know the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has been protecting Americans against unreasonable risks of injury or death from consumer products since 1972?

At CPSC, Your Safety is our Business! And National Consumer Protection Week, which runs from March 3-9, 2019, is a great opportunity for us to raise awareness on the lifesaving, free resources CPSC offers to help you make informed decisions about consumer products so you can keep your family safe from harm.

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Thanksgiving is a day of gratitude, family, friends, and, of course, food! Safety in the kitchen is important, especially on Turkey Day –the leading day for home cooking fires!

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) estimates an average of 1,800 cooking fires occur on Thanksgiving Day each year; three times the number on any other day of the year. And, cooking fires are the number one cause of residential fires.

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Halloween can be one of the most fun times of the year! There’s trick or treating, costume parties, pumpkin-carving, house decorations and lots of treats. Regardless of how you celebrate, make safety a priority to prevent injuries this Halloween.

From October through November 2017, CPSC estimated a total of 4,500 Halloween-related injuries.

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The message is clear: Got kids? Go cordless! Window cords are one of the most dangerous hidden hazards in the home. During October’s Window Covering Safety Month, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is urging parents and caregivers to check all window coverings for exposed or dangling cords, which pose a strangulation hazard to infants and children.

“CPSC wants to remind parents and caregivers to use only cordless window coverings or those with inaccessible (…)

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If your baby could talk – -what would she/he say? Perhaps, “keep me warm and cuddly,” “feed me, and change me” or “KEEP ME SAFE!” The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is all about safety, especially when it comes to our little bundles of joy. That’s why we are proud to recognize September as Baby Safety Month along with the Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association (JPMA) and other federal partners.

It’s a fact that most injuries can be prevented, (…)

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