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Pure joy and excitement mixed with a lot of anxiety.  These are some of the emotions associated with bringing a newborn baby home.  As new parents quickly find out, babies spend most of their time sleeping in those first few months.  So one of the best things you can do for your bundle of joy is to provide the safest sleep environment possible, free of clutter.  While you might be tempted to channel your inner Martha Stewart  and decorate your newborn’s nursery with (…)

Read More Sep 11

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Hurricane Irma has and will continue to cause high wind gusts and heavy rain from storms like Irma can result in electrical outages, flooding and other dangers. As Americans transition from survival mode to recovery efforts after the storm, please remember to heed these critical safety tips:

CARBON MONOXIDE (CO) POISONING

The exhaust from portable generators contains poisonous carbon monoxide (CO) – a deadly, odorless and colorless gas.
NEVER use a portable generator (…)

Read More Sep 8

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Backpacks, books, pencils and pens, get ready because it’s back to school time, again! Whether your child walks, rides their bike or rides in a car or bus to school, safety should be priority number one!

A  child can be seriously injured or even killed while riding a bicycle, playing on the playground, using a movable soccer goal, wearing a jacket with a drawstring or by using a recalled product.  Our goal at the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)  is to (…)

Read More Aug 28

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Fidget spinners have become extremely popular with people of all ages, including young children. Fidget spinners are typically designed with a center bearing with weights around the perimeter and are spun in a person’s hand. There are many different kinds of fidget spinners available in stores and online.

In light of reported incidents with fidget spinners, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is issuing these safety tips:

Fidget spinners and children:

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Read More Aug 10

On average, military families move every two or three years, 10 times more often than civilian families. While the military is known for efficient and organized moves, it can be challenging to ensure that each new home environment is safe.

Follow these simple safety tips from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission to keep your “Home Sweet Home!”

Window Blind Cords

Hidden Hazard: Check all window coverings in your new home for cords. Children can wrap window covering operating (…)

Read More Aug 1